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Children and Young Person Psychotherapy

Navigating the challenges of childhood and adolescence can be complex, and at times, young individuals may benefit from the support of a skilled therapist. Jemma is a compassionate and experienced psychotherapist, offers specialised psychotherapy services tailored to meet the unique needs of children and young people.


Understanding Young Minds:

Children and young people face a myriad of emotions and experiences as they grow. Psychotherapy provides a safe space for them to express themselves, explore their thoughts and feelings, and develop coping strategies for life's challenges.


Areas of Expertise:

1. Anxiety and Stress:

Helping children and young people cope with anxiety, stress, and overwhelming emotions by providing tools to manage their mental well-being.

2. Behavioral Challenges:

Addressing and understanding behavioral challenges, providing a supportive environment to explore and develop healthier coping mechanisms.

3. School-related Issues:

Navigating academic pressures, bullying, social challenges, and other school-related issues to foster a positive and supportive learning environment.

4. Family Dynamics:

Supporting young individuals in understanding and navigating family dynamics, fostering healthier communication and relationships.

5. Identity and Self-Discovery:

Exploring questions of identity, self-acceptance, and navigating the challenges of adolescence.

6. Trauma and Loss:

Providing a therapeutic space for young individuals to process and heal from traumatic experiences or loss.


Jemma employs a child-friendly and age-appropriate therapeutic approach, utilising creative techniques and play therapy to engage young minds in the therapeutic process. The focus is on creating a trusting and supportive relationship that empowers young individuals to express themselves freely.

Parental Involvement:

Collaboration with parents and guardians is an integral part of the therapeutic process. Regular communication ensures a holistic approach to supporting the well-being of the child or young person.

Getting Started:

If you believe your child or young person could benefit from psychotherapeutic support, contact Jemma to discuss your concerns and schedule an initial consultation. Jemma is dedicated to creating a nurturing and empowering therapeutic space for children and young people to thrive.

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