Child & Family Therapy Counselling provides psychosocial assessments and counselling to address behavioural, social, emotional and/or learning problems experienced by children, young people and their families.
Counselling Children and Young People is tailored to the specific age, development and situation of the child, adolescent and family. Angela has extensive experience working with complex emotional, behavioural and social difficulties. Developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive therapeutic approaches are used. The aim is to promote wellbeing from early childhood through to adolescence, along-side family health and wellbeing.
There are times when Children and Young People experience Psychosocial Behavioural and Emotional difficulties ranging on a continuum of severity. The earlier the concern is addressed, the better is the outcome.
Some areas of difficulties
Anxiety and Fears
Self Esteem and Confidence challenges
Sleeping difficulties, bedwetting, soiling
Difficulties with social situations
Obsessive thoughts & Compulsive behaviours
Depression & other mental health diagnosis
Self Harm & Suicidal thinking
Body Image worries & Eating Disorders
Grief and Loss
Abuse and Trauma effects
Gender Identity &
Learning difficulties & developmental delays
ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Adjustment to changes and life’s transitions
Sibling conflict and rivalry
Living in blended/step families and adjusting to changes