Why Cognitive Behaviour Therapy?
CBT is an effective psychological therapy for a range of common childhood and adolescent problems. Symptoms of anxiety often start during these years and early identification and treatment can prevent more serious problems in later life.
National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines are evidence-based recommendations for healthcare in England. They use the best available research evidence to develop recommendations for treatment. These guidelines recommend that evidence based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is an effective treatment for depression and anxiety in children and young people.
I have significant post-graduate training in CBT and experience of working with children and young people in a CAMHS setting.
I provide Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for children ( from the age of 7 years), and young people with a range of psychological difficulties including:
- Depression and self-harm
- Eating problems
- Significant life changes ( school transitions, bereavement)
- Exam stress
- Bullying in school