Child Psychotherapy

For further information about child psychotherapy see:

For further information about psychoanalytic psychotherapy click the link:

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:


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:-

Returning to Schools

Guide for children from the Children’s Commissioner:-

Coronavirus Children’s Guide

Coping During the Pandemic for Children and Young People:-

Your Mental Coronavirus Health –

Useful Visual Planner for home-schooling anxious or autistic children:-

My school day planner

Useful coronavirus story   oyster and butterfly   for small children

Useful coronavirus story Covys_Big_Holiday  for small children from www.

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

Sleep difficulties

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.

Internet Safety

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 to help with self-harm

Recovery from Abuse

Website for the National Association for People Abused in Childhood

Supporting Recovery from Child Abuse

Anonymous Online Support for young people


Website for the National Autistic Society:

Robin and the White Rabbit: Story to Help Children with Autism Talk about their Feelings and Join In

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Recommended Reading: Great book for teens upwards: The Reason I Jump: one boy’s voice from the silence of autism by Naoki Higashida

Looked-after Children

Helpful website for professionals and parents exploring complex feelings in a child’s move from foster care into adoption:

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Lost and Found by Margaret Hunter

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:


Education links

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy in Education

Wise Up to Well-being

Link to leaflet for Schools about self-harming


Mindfulness links

Smiling Mind App

Great app for children and young people to try mindfulness to support with pressure, stress and challenges of daily life.