NCPS | Children and Young People

No Child Left Behind: Why every child needs access to the right kind of support for them

As the school bells ring again to signal the start of a new academic year, for many children and young people in the UK, this doesn't symbolise the anticipated return to a familiar routine. Instead, i...

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‘Buckling’ NHS fails to treat 250,000 children with mental health problems

‘Buckling’ NHS fails to treat 250,000 children with mental health problems - The GuardianThis article is a damning indictment of the current state of mental health support for children and young peopl...

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Parenting in the Digital Age

With thanks to Andrea Lindsay HDIH, SQHP, S.A.C. Dip, for writing this article. We must all face the fact that we are now in a digital age. Although there may be many benefits to being born into a di...

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The Children of Brain Injured Parents

With thanks to Zoe Southcott - MNCS Accredited for writing this blogMy Parent Has a Brain InjuryAll of us are affected emotionally when someone in the family experiences a brain injury. For children, ...

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Mum rage is a thing - here's how to deal with it

With thanks to Zoe Southcott - MNCS Accredited for writing this blogIn my therapy practice I have met many parents who have experienced more moments of explosive, disproportionate rage than they would...

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Prevention and management of depression in children and young adults

Depression is not exclusive to adults. As we learn more about depression, we’re growing to understand that children can also suffer from depression - even from quite young ages. It’s naturally distres...

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How can we help children's mental health?

The more we learn about mental health, the clearer it becomes that a lot of mental health problems start in childhood. Many adults who have experienced mental health issues say that their troubles beg...

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Counselling For Young People

COUNSELLING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Today’s teens and young adults are at the epicentre of a mental health crisis. Rates of depression and anxiety have soared by a stunning 70% over the last 25 years. This ...

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Does my child need a counsellor?

Every parent wants their children to be happy and healthy. Childhood mental illness is one of the most agonising things a family can go through. Parents with concerns about their child’s mental heal...

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