Resources

Child Psychotherapy

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/

Anxiety

Anxietybc

Helpful website with information about anxiety and some practical self-help resources

Self-harm

Information and advice from MIND.org to help with self-harm

Autism

Website for the National Autistic Society:  http://www.autism.org.uk/

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

www.davidmitchellbooks.com

Looked-after Children

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

http://www.thechildrenwerefine.co.uk/

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Lost and Found by Margaret Hunter

Excellent book for professionals and foster-parents

 

 

Article: The Guardian May 2017: Tough Truths

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/entertainment-arts-42252845/poet-lemn-sissay-live-in-the-present

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

https://youngminds.org.uk/media/1428/wise-up-prioritising-wellbeing-in-schools.pdf

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.