Adolescents & Young People
I am extremely passionate about working with young people. Teenagers and young adults often benefit from speaking to someone in a confidential space about a range of topics including school stress, exam season pressure, problems in friendship groups, behavioural difficulties, depression, anxiety, social anxiety, suicidal thoughts and self-harm, to name but a few.
In addition to my post-graduate Diploma I have undertaken extensive further training to support my work with young people. This includes a course in Understanding Adolescents with the Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust, training at Place2be, training in Young People and the New Porn Landscape, CPD with the Voice Collective who support young people hearing voices and/or seeing images. Other relevant CPD includes Working with Dreams, Sandplay, Self-Harm and Depression.
The work I undertake with young people is confidential and generally does not involve much parent contact. This does, however, depend on the age of the young person and their presenting issues. I will always require parent contact details should I need to contact you about your young person and, depending on age, I may request a brief phone conversation with a parent prior to any sessions.