Children Treatment.

Anger management Children
Most children have behavioural problems from time to time and anger is a normal and useful emotion. It can tell children that a situation feels is unfair or is not right. However, being a powerful emotion and it can be quite alarming to see a child react to anger with aggressive outbursts. During a given situation they may feel criticised, misunderstood or falsely accused which leads to a sense of injustice. The cumulative effect of a numbe
Attention Deficit Hyper Activity (ADHD) Children
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can present with symptoms that include impulsiveness, difficulties concentrating on one task and hyperactivity. People suffering from ADHD can be diagnosed at an early age, however symptoms may only become apparent when their circumstances change, for instance when they start school.  Symptoms usually improve with age, but many adults with the condition may have additional problems, such as s
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) / Autism assessment (ADOS) / Aspergers Children

Oxford Autism Assessment

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the term used to describe a number of conditions, including Asperger Syndrome. These conditions typically affect a person's ability to interact with society, as well their general interests, behaviour and ability to learn. They will often see, hear and feel the world differently to other people and although many autistic people share certain difficulties,
Eating disorders Children

Bulimia Binge Eating

Eating disorders can take a number of forms, but typically refer to an individual with an unhelpful attitude to food which is leading to anxiety and distress. This may result in them eating too much or too little, or becoming obsessed with weight or diet. Eating disorders may include anorexia nervosa, bulimia or binge eating and can affect both males and females of any age.  For more information an
Insomnia / Sleep difficulties Children
The time we spend sleeping is vital in terms of our mental and physical health. The stresses and pressures of daily life can often have adverse effects on our sleep and whether or not we feel rested when we wake up. Although it varies for everyone, the average adult requires approximately 7-8 hours per night, and children can require up to 14 hours or more. If you or someone you know are suffering from persistent poor sleep or insomnia, we can he
Low mood and depression Children
Children and teenagers often suffer from low moods and depression, feelings that can be long-lasting and wide range of effects on their wider life. Identifying these difficulties early is key in terms of instigating change. We recognise the pressures faced by young people and can help make both the individual and their parents and teachers aware of key signs and symptoms they should look out for. For more information and detai
Low self-esteem Children
Having low self-esteem can have a real impact on a child's life, affecting their ability to develop relationships, pursue a interest and hobby and achieve a sense of wellbeing. It can result in feeling of guilt and blame, as well as anxiety and low mood. There are many ways that these feelings can be overcome, tailoring support to the child and their personal interests and goals. For more information and details of how we can help Read More
Managing exam stress Children
When young people experience stress linked to school work they may disengage from the subject and fall behind with their studies. It may present as difficulties with concentration and attention, trouble sleeping, mood swings, changes in appetite, social problems such as relationship difficulties. For more information and details of how we can help please get
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Children

CBT for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

OCD is an anxiety disorder linked to unwanted thoughts (obsessions), these thoughts lead to anxiety and behaviours or other ways of neutralising unwanted thoughts (compulsions).  The behaviours reduce anxiety in the short term but not in the long term. While many of us have quirks and behaviours  which we may label OCD in a mild and often light-hearted way, OCD is a real
Perfectionism Children
Perfectionism is a tendency to set high standards that can either not be met, or can only be met with great difficulty. Perfectionists tend to believe that achieving anything short of perfection is a failure, and that even minor imperfections will lead to catastrophe – a stressful and unpleasant experience for children in particular. For more information and details of how we can help Read More
Panic attacks Children
Panic attacks occur when your body experiences a rush of intense psychological and physical symptoms. The individual may feel an overwhelming sense of fear, apprehension and anxiety as well physical symptoms such as nausea, sweating and breathing difficulties. Living with the threat of panic attacks can be extremely debilitating, but is certainly treatable. For more information and details of how we can help Read More
Relationship difficulties Children
The relationships with have with each other; our families, friends, partners, colleagues are vital to our wellbeing and sense of self.  The intricacies of these relationships are specific to each individual but can often be frustrating, stressful or scary.  It is important to remember that these difficulties are common and that you are not alone.  In addition, we can help - for more information and details of how we can help Read More