I have been under the training of CAMHs (Child and Adolescent Mental Health services). This has equipped me with specialist and professional training. Feedback has been that young people find my therapy easy to connect with, even when feeling highly anxious.
Person Centered Therapy is effective in preventing mental health difficulties before they develop into more severe mental health disorders. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends Person Cetred Counselling to treat many mental health disorders. Once symptoms reduce, I then look at helping the young person become their own therapist. This provides invaluable knowledge and skills to aid life-long well-being and resilience.
Young people I work with tend to feel quite comfortable working with me. I work creating a collaborative therapeutic space for us to work on various issues that are troubling them.
Some of the difficulties I have helped adolescents address: