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Meet the Team



Family Support

Accredited Triple P Practitioner

The Nurture Programme Practitioner

Quality Supervised Parent and Child Contact

Life Story Work

Parenting Assessments

Attachment Lead in Schools

Sonia Worthington

Sonia's background has been working in the Devon area as a family practitioner for the past 27 years, working with families experiencing high complex issues and edge of care support.  
Sonia's career started as a family support worker in the Surestart team, Paignton. Sonia progressed her career quickly in the Surestart team to run the children centre nursery. Sonia went on to manage a further 2 children centre nurseries and then progressed her career in the Local Authority in the safeguarding teams where she stayed for 15 years. Sonia has experience of working in many  safeguarding services as well the NHS and Education.  
Sonia's vision in the setting up of Parenting Solutions Devon is to provide high quality intervention support for families and their children when going through difficult times and at the right time they need the support. Sonia has developed a service which prides itself on having no waiting lists for families in crisis/need.   
Parenting Solutions Devon is a private run service that is established to help and advise the families of Devon, giving them every opportunity and learning available to improve their family life and outcomes.  Parenting Solutions Devon is set up with a specialised team of experienced family support workers and Social Workers delivering bespoke intervention support to cover a variety of family needs and  issues. 

Family Support

Accredited Solihull Approach Practitioner

Quality Supervised Contact

Contact  Observation Reports

Attachment Lead in Schools


Christine Franklin
Family Support Adviser.

Christine has worked as a Family Support Adviser for 12 years in the Devon Area. She has developed an extensive knowledge of supportive intervention approaches,  for working with families experiencing difficulties in their lives.
Christine has experience of working in a variety of safeguarding services and has gained a fantastic rapport with a variety of professional services and agencies to support the families she has worked with.
Christine's ethos is to ensure the voice of the child is heard, parenting decisions are listened to and safeguarding of children and adults are adhered to. Christine believes the family unit is the most important aspect in every child's life. 
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