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CBT Programmes for Young People & Students

There are many transitions throughout the teenage years, both mentally and physically. Exam stress and worry can have a significant impact on mental wellbeing and functioning. Confidence and low self-esteem can also affect mood and behaviour.

Exam stress

Managing Anxiety & Stress

This is a CBT psychoeducational programme to outline and explain the behavioural, cognitive and emotional impact, as well as the physiological signs and symptoms of stress and anxiety. Exams and work deadlines can cause higher levels of stress, and often programmes are designed to account for these more difficult periods.

Body image

Body Image

Techniques from ACT (Acceptance and Commitment therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavioural therapy) and CFT (Compassion Focused therapy) are used to help young people change the relationship with body image, and develop self-acceptance. This is outlined on the Clinical Psychology page.

Confidence and self esteem

Confidence & Self Esteem

Low confidence and self-esteem can have a negative impact during teenage years. This is a useful area to address and I can offer tools to help you manage these different situations. CBT programmes with a compassion focused approach are used to help with these issues.

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Stress Management Toolkit

This involves developing strategies whereby individuals can gain more control over their anxiety by having strategies in their ‘toolkit’. This can include flashcards to help with panic symptoms, relaxation exercises, mindfulness tools and thought control strategies.

Moving To Calm

A mindful movement programme developed to help children, adolescents and young adults to understand emotions and how they experience them in their bodies. Through movement, music and dance, a calm place of stillness and relaxation can be achieved using breathing and mindfulness techniques. See the page on Mindfulness and Movement.