An Experienced Therapist

in Croydon Providing Trauma Therapy for Children

Counselling is extremely effective when used to help children and young people to cope with their emotional experiences. Moreover, at her practice in Croydon, London, Ruth aims to teach young people and children about positive ways of self-expression, and she achieves this by using a variety of techniques. To enquire about the trauma and anger management therapy Ruth provides for young people, please get in touch with her.

Counselling for Children and Teenagers

Ruth has worked with children and teenagers suffering from emotional and social behavioural difficulties for more than 15 years. The time spent working in schools, charities, and family centres gave Ruth an invaluable insight into how to identify what type of counselling each child needs to overcome their difficulties. Moreover, Ruth provides both short-and long-term therapy for children and teens with a range of needs. To gain an insight into a child or teenager’s thoughts and feelings, Ruth uses a variety of unique techniques, including play, art, and talking. 

Ruth’s aim is to help a child or young person make sense of what they are experiencing emotionally, and she works continuously to achieve this. Often children express their feeling in ways which others may not understand, and this is why counselling is effective as it gives children and teens the opportunity to explore and learn new ways of self-expression.

There are many different reasons why a child or young person may need therapeutic support, and Ruth tailors all sessions to each individual, while also working at their pace to achieve the best outcome from the therapy. Using a variety of methods, Ruth helps children find their inner strength to cope with problems.

To ensure the best possible outcome is achieved from the child or teen’s therapy sessions, Ruth builds a rapport with them to ensure they feel comfortable and confident when talking to her. The client will explore new personal skills that will transfer out of the sessions into the child’s other environments and be a productive tool for the long term.

When working with an adolescent, Ruth considers the transitions they face in physical development, education, and peer groups/pressure. All these situations can bring out anxieties that can lead to harmful feelings and behaviours. Ruth also facilitates both short-and long-term contracts to work in schools and colleges for children and teens with complex needs.

Counselling Session Costs

Children sessions are 45 minutes and take place at the same time each week, sessions are between £55-£60. Before providing any counselling, Ruth carries out a consultation with either the parent/guardian of the child to identify whether therapy is appropriate.

What Can Children’s Counselling be Used For?

Children’s counselling can be used to treat the following:

Children’s Counselling be Used For?

  • School Issues

  • Home Issues

  • Anger Management

  • Challenging Behaviour Therapy

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Self-Harm

  • Eating Disorders

  • Past Trauma


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