Information for families and schools

Because children’s behaviour can change gradually, it’s often hard to judge how difficult things have become – and to pinpoint the reason for the change.
We may even try to excuse negative behaviour away as ‘a phase’ which they will grow out of.


However, if it has become a regular pattern (one which has continued over several days or even weeks), then it is in the child’s best interest to tackle what is troubling them.


What can I do?


The easiest and most effective way to help a troubled child or teen is to give them the opportunity to express their feelings.
I’m an experienced counsellor with extensive training in the issues that affect children and teenagers, and provide a caring, supportive approach to help you and your child.

 

  • I can help you and your child understand what’s troubling them, and take steps to overcome this
  • I can help your child to feel good about himself or herself, so that they can be more confident in friendships and family relationships
  • I can help you to better understand and communicate with your child, so that family life and school becomes less of a struggle

 

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BullyingI also offer counselling for parents and carers to work through their thoughts and feelings and to grow in confidence.

 

Info for schools


I work with local schools to offer a united approach to supporting children and young people.


Feelings of sadness, fear and anger can spill over in the classroom and playground, becoming disruptive behaviour, withdrawal, violence, gang culture or bullying.


By stepping in with support early on, we can help youngsters regain self-belief, confidence and emotional control, and improve their chances of academic success.

 

I offer counsellingfor children and young people in schools and in families in Stamford, Peterborough, Bourne, Oundle and Rutland and also in Hitchin, Letchworth, Stevenage and surrounding areas.

 

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