Child Counselling in Chiswick
Counselling for Children & Young People
We offer counselling and psychotherapy services for children, adolescents and young people in Chiswick from a team of qualified, registered and extensively experienced experts in therapy.
Our services for children and parents and are designed to be applied in the following situations:
We use therapeutic techniques to attempt to allow the child a chance to gain a better understanding of themselves, their relationships and their established patterns of behaviour. We also look to work with parents, families and carers of the young people to encourage a deeper understanding of the child's perspective and work towards a happier life for all involved.
Juliet Lyons, Associate Counsellor & Psychotherapist - Children & Young People
Juliet is a Child Counsellor with a passion for supporting families' emotional wellbeing. She works with parents and children of all ages, providing skilled emotional support and guidance. She works with individuals, children or family groups, including parent-child psychotherapy.
You may want to consider counselling if your child is showing signs of distress at home or school or if as a parent/s you are struggling in your relationship with your child.
Juliet completed an MA in Integrative Child Psychotherapy at the Institute of Arts in Therapy and Education (IATE). Her integrative training combines psychodynamic, humanistic, play and art therapies. With young children in particular, she encourages the use of arts as a way to express and explore feelings. She has an interest in Jungian psychology, is a baby massage instructor and a school counsellor.
Juliet brings 10 years experience working with children and parents in nurseries, for Sure Start, in schools and with learning disabilities. She also has BAs in Fine Art (Byam Shaw School of Art) and History of Art (Cambridge University). She has completed a six-month psychiatric placement with the NHS and is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).
Marybeth Mendenhall, Associate Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Marybeth is a Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Couples Counsellor and Systemic Family Therapist registered with the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP) and a member of the Association of Family Therapy (AFT).
Marybeth works with a wide range of issues including depression, stress,anxiety, life stage transitions, communication and relationship problems, separation, divorce, and mental health difficulties. Marybeth believes that therapy is essentially about working with people to help them navigate and harness strengths when facing difficulties, transitions and changes in life.
"I understand what triggers my anger and have learned to accept frustrations and deal with them in a way which avoids rage. I found that being able to off load my worries, pain, incomprehension about my relationship was in itself very helpful. Talking with someone who had no personal connection with me and who asked thoughtful and probing questions enabled me to see things from other points of view and to understand myself and my partner better. I now cope much better with problems in my relationship...... I know that without the skill and objectivity of my counsellor in really making me think and re-examine myself I would still be where I was 6 months ago". Client testimonial
As well as working in private practice, Marybeth has many years experience of working with individuals, couples and families within universities, schools and in the voluntary sector. At present Marybeth is currently working in a Sixth Form College and at a Family and Couple Therapy Service.
Marybeth's training includes a four-year postgraduate diploma and MSc in Systemic and Family Therapy from the University of Bedfordshire.
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