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Butterfly Counselling Services have many years of experience providing counselling therapy for children, adolescents, young people, parents, families and adults.

Our therapists have worked extensively with local authorities, counselling and supporting looked-after children and adopted children and families. Our therapists have a full understanding of multi-agencies and have worked closely with them. We also take referrals from adult social care.

Each family is unique and because of this we integrate various therapeutic models including person-centred therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), EMDR, play therapy, attachment work, creative work, dyadic developmental psychotherapy & parenting (DDP), non-violence resistance (NVR), transactional analysis, gestalt therapy.

We also have an understanding around attachment theory, neuro-developmental functioning, developmental stages and family systems.

Services We Offer

  • 1:1 counselling therapy/play therapy to children and adolescents
  • Dyadic counselling therapy – Parent/Carer and child sessions
  • Parenting sessions to help parents explore their thoughts and feelings
  • Parent sessions to support parents in supporting the emotional well-being of their children
  • Staff counselling to provide consultation to staff supporting young people

Sessions can be face-to-face or via zoom.

We also provide specialist counselling for people with Autism Spectrum Condition and other neurodevelopmental differences

Our therapists can help you with:

  • All forms of anxiety and the symptoms linked to it, for example, nausea, sickness, avoiding situations, angry outbursts, struggling with focus and concentration, sleep disturbances, nightmares, sense of dread, body pains associated with anxiety
  • Depression and symptoms linked to it, for example, feelings of sadness/guilt/hopelessness/helplessness/irritability, low mood, lack of motivation
  • School difficulties – Transitions, social skills, challenging behaviours, peer difficulties, stress linked to schoolwork, the effects of bullying
  • Family difficulties
  • Grief and loss
  • All forms of abuse (Physical/Emotional/Sexual)

There are many other emotional issues that we can also help you with. All our therapists are either accredited or are working towards accreditation with a professional regulatory body – UKCP/BACP/BAPT. They are DBS checked and have monthly supervision.

Please contact Butterfly Counselling Services for details.