Children and young people


Access to emotional support for children, young people and parents, can sometimes be a challenge. I am pleased to be able to offer an accessible private support service in Northumberland in the heart of Hexham . 

With younger people it can be daunting to talk to a stranger and I do all I can to help a young person feel safe , comfortable and relaxed . I use lots of creative ways to engage children and young people as sitting down face to face with a therapist can be intimidating for the first few times  ,being creative and talking at the same time can help children feel safe and allows them to open up and talk freely. I will do all I can to ensure a young person feels comfortable. Adolescents may prefer to talk in the therapy room in the comfy armchairs , whatever works best for them. 

I offer one to one support for children and young people but do

not offer family therapy . A parent / carer can be present in sessions in order to support their  child but any family therapy would need to sort from another service . 



Panic Attacks

Postnatal Depression


Bereavement and Loss

Bullying (work and school )

Confidence building

Divorce and Separation

Emotional Literacy support (recognizing and managing feelings)

Friendship and relationship difficulties 

Low mood/Depression 

Low self esteem

School related stress

Sleep difficulties

Self harm

Separation anxiety

Sexual health

Social anxiety 


Transition and life changes


Parent support 

Advocacy service for parents

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