Trauma Informed Care and Psychologically Informed Environments

Practical information about trauma and psychologically informed approaches

Trauma Informed Practice and Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE) are related and complementary approaches to service delivery for people with complex needs. Both aim to improve the psychological and emotional well-being of people accessing, or working in, services.

Use these resources as a starting point to understand why, and plan how, to become trauma or psychologically informed.

Introduction to Psychologically Informed Environments and Trauma Informed Care

What are Psychologically Informed Environments and Trauma Informed Care, and how can we use them to improve homelessness services?


Reflective Practice in homelessness services

An introduction to using reflective practice in organisations of any size. This guidance includes practical case studies, as well as expert insight from Psychotherapy for Healthcare.


Creating a Psychologically Informed Environment

A toolkit to support organisations adopt the PIE framework, developed by Claire Ritchie of No One Left Out: Solutions Ltd for Westminster City Council.