For further information about child psychotherapy see: http://www.childpsychotherapy.org.uk/
For further information about psychoanalytic psychotherapy click the link: http://www.bpc.org.uk/about-psychotherapy/evidence
The Centre for Child Mental Health aims to support both child professionals and parents with the latest evidence based tools, techniques, brain science and psychological research on how to enable children and teenagers to thrive. Click the link: https://www.childmentalhealthcentre.org/
Below are some resources which you may find helpful at this time of crisis.
Please click on the orange links.
Guidance on Returning to Schools from NSPCC:-
Guide for children from the Children’s Commissioner:-
Coping During the Pandemic for Children and Young People:-
Useful Visual Planner for home-schooling anxious or autistic children:-
Useful coronavirus story oyster and butterfly for small children
Useful coronavirus story Covys_Big_Holiday for small children from www. earlyyearsmum.co.uk
Creative Ideas from The Tate Gallery Creative FUN
Helpful website with information about anxiety and some practical self-help resources:-Anxietybc
Does your child suffer with school related anxiety? See this helpful guide to parents from Young Minds:-School Anxiety
Does your child struggle to sleep alone, or suffer with difficulties linked with sleep?
The Goodnight Worry programme is a very useful guide to help with sleep worries.
Help and guidance for parents and young people concerned about internet safety
Young People and Climate Change
Increasing numbers of young people experience worries, anxiety and depression in related to the climate emergency.
Sometimes this is referred to as eco-anxiety. The Climate Psychology Alliance is a very useful portal to help parents talk to their children about the climate and for young people to gain support.
Information and advice from MIND.org to help with self-harm
Recovery from Abuse
Website for the National Association for People Abused in Childhood
Anonymous Online Support for young people
Website for the National Autistic Society: http://www.autism.org.uk/
Recommended Reading: Great book for teens upwards: The Reason I Jump: one boy’s voice from the silence of autism by Naoki Higashida
Helpful website for professionals and parents exploring complex feelings in a child’s move from foster care into adoption:
Excellent book for professionals and foster-parents
Article: The Guardian May 2017: Tough Truths
Ted Talk by Poet Lemn Sissay who was initially adopted, then brought up in foster care and children’s homes:
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy in Education
Wise Up to Well-being
Link to leaflet for Schools about self-harming
Great app for children and young people to try mindfulness to support with pressure, stress and challenges of daily life.