Archive for the ‘Success Stories’ Category

Therapy Dog Helps Confidence

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

Danielle is ten years old and was brought to our Therapy Centre by her mother who was very concerned about her daughter's extremely shy behaviour and lack of self-esteem. Danielle refused to speak to the counsellor, clung to her Mum, avoiding eye contact and when she spoke to her Mum, ...

Daddy’s left us

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

Max is eight years old and was referred to us by his Mum after the recent separation of his parents. He has an elder brother and a younger sister who seemed unaffected by the split, but Max was having temper tantrums, was very clingy to Mum and refused to see ...

An End to Self Harming

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

Kirsty is fourteen years old and attends a girls’ High School. Her parents were very distressed to receive a telephone call from the School to say that it had been noticed that when Kirsty changed for PE she had what appeared to be self-inflicted cuts on her arm. When Kirsty came ...

I want a friend

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Sadie was 11 years old and was referred to our counsellor in school as she was having difficulties making and keeping friends. The counsellor found Sadie a very articulate, seemingly self-assured child but it soon became obvious that she related much better to adults than to people of her own age. As ...

“I don’t want to go to school”

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Eddie was five years old and had been going to a local Primary School for several months. At first he had seemed keen to go, liked his teacher and enjoyed playing with his new friends. However, he had suddenly started to get very upset about Mummy leaving him and began ...