Benefits of Counselling for Young People
Young people deserve to have someone to talk to in times of stress. Family problems, bullying, depression, anxiety, exam nerves, child abuse and self esteem issues, are just a few examples of the problems your child may be facing on top of the pressures of all the physical and psychological changes they are experiencing.
As an experienced school counsellor and children's practitioner, I am used to dealing with the wide variety of problems which affect young people. I can offer them a safe place to express fears and concerns and give them the opportunity to work out strategies to help them cope. I can offer creative therapies for those who find it hard to express themselves with words.
Support for Parents
Parents and carers of young people can benefit from support when things become difficult with children's behaviour or mood. I can help parents by advising how to manage children's issues at home and by helping them to understand what makes young people tick by informing them of the latest research in child development and neuroscience. Together we can work towards helping children to become happier so they are able to reach their full potential.
Although I offer young clients confidentiality, I make sure they are aware of the limits to this if a child protection issue is disclosed. I work closely with parents, carers and other agencies to ensure child protection procedures are followed and children are kept safe. I follow the BACP code of practice and attend regular child protection training.
I am fully insured, hold current DBS certificates and attend regular personal supervision to ensure effective and ethical practice.
Please contact me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07783 391 394 if you would like further information about how I might be able to help your child.