- Bereavement / Loss
- Parental Separartion
- Behavioural Difficulties
This form of therapy can support carers with:
This service can be offered to schools as a one-off consultation, case by case support or as part of a 1 day per week in-school service depending on the needs of the school.
- Girl, sixth class
Thanks for all your support and confidence you gave me. I really enjoyed working with you...
- Teacher first class
He has more confidence when communicating with peers and teachers, he's more resilient when dealing with conflicts in the classroom and in the playground.
- Parent of boy in sixth class
Thank you so much for being there when we needed you. You brought back his smile and I will never forget that. You have made a big difference in our lives - Thank you.
- Mother of boy in second class
My child is happier, more cooperative and less angry. He is more loving and his relationships with siblings has improved. I'm very grateful.
- Teacher second class
The therapist provided practical ways of helping my pupils within the classroom and was always very approachable... A really helpful service for both students and teachers.
- Dealing with Bereavement
- Domestic Abuse / Violence
- Trauma and Understanding
I offer a number of different ways of working with families and professionals alike. I can offer individual play therapy for children between the ages of 4 to 14. I can also work with adolescents using a creative therapeutic approach and offer both parents and school staff advice and strategies for managing behavioural, social and emotional difficulties at home or in the classroom. I am also able to work alongside other professionals in areas such as hospitals, children's centres, local childrens' services and in the areas of education and psychological support.
1:1 intervention for children experiencing
(defiance / anger / stress
(domestic abuse / violence
/ low self-confidence / anxieties)
Play Therapy Service
- Traumatic Experience
/ sexual abuse / accidents)
Play therapy aims to provide a space for children to better understand behaviour and build positive coping strategies for the future.
- Emotional Difficulties (bullying
- Social Skills / Relationship
(Child-Parent Relationship Work)
- Limit Setting
- Difficult Behaviours
- Defiance / Anger issues
- Emotional Difficulties
- Child-Parent Communication
- Play Skills
This way of working is particularly useful in helping parents and their children to reestablish positive bonds and clear communication in their relationship.
(Consultations / Strategies / Advice)
- Direct observation and
feedback in school setting
other school staff to support
- Collaborate with teachers and
engage in learning and access
- Develop strategies to help child
the curriculum to the best of
to offer advice and strategies
- Consult with parents and carers
for home to support positive
for school staff
- Provide advice and resources
Presentations / Workshops
I can offer presentations, group sessions or workshops on the following subjects:
This service can be offered as a once-off workshop / group session / presentation or through a series of workshops depending on the needs of the organisation and is usually aimed at either parents, school staff or other professionals working with children and their families.
behaviour in schools
- Positive Limit Setting
- The Importance of Play in
- Positive Parenting Strategies