Supporting children, young people and families

in Market Harborough, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

How counselling can help children and young people

Feeling worried? Scared? Angry?

Like you don’t fit in or that you’re struggling to cope? The good news is, it’s pretty normal to feel that way – and help is out there.

Taking that first step can be hard. It takes courage to admit that you or someone in your family needs external support, but I’m here to guide you through that next step, to access the right help.

Life challenges every one of us every day. We all experience doubt, anxiety, fear; the whole range of emotional highs and lows that make us human. Yet sometimes it can feel as if we are the only person in the world who feels that way. Everyone else has it sussed. Except, they really don’t.

Where do you start?

Not only is it OK to ask for help, it’s essential to recognise when we need it. The difficulty is, as a parent or a young person, we may not know where to start – or even what support is available.
Children and young people often find it hard to express their wants and needs. They may not have the words, the understanding, the confidence or the opportunity. But that’s alright, because that’s how Harborough Young People’s Counselling can help.

Supporting children, young people
and families

We all need to be heard. To be seen. To know that we matter.

It’s a fact of life that there are more pressures on young people than ever before: exams, relationship issues, social media, family breakdowns, gender issues, fears for the future, traumas from the past, the impact of the pandemic. In my experience, even if a child or young person knows what they want to say or what they need, they may still find it difficult to talk to those closest to them for a whole range of reasons. Which is why a compassionate counsellor can make a difference.

Start the counselling journey

I can’t promise that counselling will make every problem disappear overnight – but I do offer a safe space where young people are able to explore their emotions and say what they feel in confidence and without judgement. It’s a powerful tool – and a great place to start.


You can book a free 20 minute, no-obligation consultation now to start the counselling journey.

Market Harborough Young People’s Counselling is based at Archway Health and Wellbeing and offers therapy services to children and young people aged 8 to 24 in Market Harborough, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.


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