What We Do
Psychotherapist’s offer valuable contributions to understanding and managing the overwhelming demands placed on teachers and others who work in schools. As well as facilitating therapy with children and adolescents, Psychotherapists can deliver direct work with parents and families. Drawing on their knowledge in mental health and emotional well-being, Psychotherapists can offer consultations to staff to enhance their understanding of the pupils presentations / behaviours and support Staff in responding to children and young people’s wellbeing needs.
Who is it for?
Psychotherapy and Psychotherapy consultations can support children with a wide range of social and emotional difficulties and those with the below presenting issues:
Attachment difficulties, Communication problems- including selective mutism, Low self-esteem, low self-worth, withdrawal and disassociation, Separation/ Bereavement, Children and young people suffering from nightmares and enuresis (bed-wetting), children with violent behaviours, Children who have been impacted by trauma/abuse, Delayed development, Pupils at risk from exclusion from school/ receiving unauthorised absences, Anxiety, Stress, Phobias, Self-Harm, Pupils with serious illness/ severe disabilities
Types of Psychotherapy within the Hub include talking therapies, DBT Therapy, Play Therapy, Relational Therapy through use of creative materials and sand trays.
About the team:
Tennille Burton, Wellbeing Co-Ordinator & Psychotherapist
Andrea Edwards, Wellbeing Co-Ordinator & Psychotherapist
Lisa Astwood, Play Psychotherapist
Jenny Wright, Art Psychotherapist
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