Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Hello and Welcome. I am a qualified Therapist providing counselling and psychotherapy to adults, young people and children who are experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties. Counselling and Psychotherapy offer you a safe space and time to feel listened to, accepted and understood, and I offer a confidential, calm, empathic and non-judgemental space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I work in a person-centred way, meaning I tailor the therapy to suit your needs and goals, and draw on a range of techniques and approaches to help you, whatever the issues may be. "
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
01924 793048
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Wakefield WF1
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"Hello and Welcome. I am a qualified Therapist providing counselling and psychotherapy to adults, young people and children who are experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties. Counselling and Psychotherapy offer you a safe space and time to feel listened to, accepted and understood, and I offer a confidential, calm, empathic and non-judgemental space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I work in a person-centred way, meaning I tailor the therapy to suit your needs and goals, and draw on a range of techniques and approaches to help you, whatever the issues may be. "
Lisa Mulheir Accredited Play Therapist,
Wakefield WF4
"I am an accredited and registered play therapist (PTUK). I take referrals from schools, parents and other agencies. Play therapy is a form of child psychotherapy which can help children to process intense emotions. It can provide a safe and protected space where children can play out traumatic memories or intense feelings. Play therapy can enable children to heal from early trauma and provide them with an opportunity to build the resilience needed to function in school, their family and their community. It involves the use of the play therapy toolkit which includes; puppets, sand play, art materials, role play, stories and music."
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
01226 337563
Wakefield WF4
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"I am an accredited and registered play therapist (PTUK). I take referrals from schools, parents and other agencies. Play therapy is a form of child psychotherapy which can help children to process intense emotions. It can provide a safe and protected space where children can play out traumatic memories or intense feelings. Play therapy can enable children to heal from early trauma and provide them with an opportunity to build the resilience needed to function in school, their family and their community. It involves the use of the play therapy toolkit which includes; puppets, sand play, art materials, role play, stories and music."
Jessica Ruth Howe, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
"My approach to each client is individual, depending on how the client feels comfortable working. Although each of my sessions are different, I still offer support and an empathic space to all of my clients. I work from a Person-centred base; however, I combine several elements to my work. Such as; Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) leading me to work in an integrative way. Feeling stuck or out of control with your emotions can be a tough battle to face; however, counselling gives you the space to overcome and gain an understanding of yourself and emotions."
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
01757 600143
Verified
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"My approach to each client is individual, depending on how the client feels comfortable working. Although each of my sessions are different, I still offer support and an empathic space to all of my clients. I work from a Person-centred base; however, I combine several elements to my work. Such as; Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) leading me to work in an integrative way. Feeling stuck or out of control with your emotions can be a tough battle to face; however, counselling gives you the space to overcome and gain an understanding of yourself and emotions."
Catherine Knibbs, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"I am a Clinical and Doctoral Researcher and specialist child and adult trauma psychotherapist who primarily works with traumas from either the real world (eg. MEN arena, Child abuse, accidents, emotional abuse) and any issue that involves technology (computers, social media, smartphones, Internet). I am the only psychotherapist to do research/work with this digital issue in the UK using computer games. I am a teaching/researching clinician around this topic too. I can and do work with toddlers, children, adolescents and adults for short and long term work. I work creatively and/or with technology or we can just talk."
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
01924 793006
Verified
Wakefield WF1
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"I am a Clinical and Doctoral Researcher and specialist child and adult trauma psychotherapist who primarily works with traumas from either the real world (eg. MEN arena, Child abuse, accidents, emotional abuse) and any issue that involves technology (computers, social media, smartphones, Internet). I am the only psychotherapist to do research/work with this digital issue in the UK using computer games. I am a teaching/researching clinician around this topic too. I can and do work with toddlers, children, adolescents and adults for short and long term work. I work creatively and/or with technology or we can just talk."
Patricia Stead Counselling, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF4
"As a counsellor I strive to provide a non-judgmental, understanding and honest relationship in a safe environment. I have being in private practice for six years and counselled young people, adults of all ages and couples. I tailor the sessions to suit the client as counselling is very subjective and each individual responds to different types of counselling. As a counsellor I have counselled in a primary school and also at a community college counselling students with a diverse range of issues. In addition to my private practice I was a volunteer for six years with Cruse Bereavement Care."
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
01977 802428
Verified
Office is near:
Wakefield WF4
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"As a counsellor I strive to provide a non-judgmental, understanding and honest relationship in a safe environment. I have being in private practice for six years and counselled young people, adults of all ages and couples. I tailor the sessions to suit the client as counselling is very subjective and each individual responds to different types of counselling. As a counsellor I have counselled in a primary school and also at a community college counselling students with a diverse range of issues. In addition to my private practice I was a volunteer for six years with Cruse Bereavement Care."
Minds Matter Counselling Service Barbara Hoy, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Talking to a trained professional is the first step to taking control of your life and gaining a greater understanding of life's difficulties. It can help a person to identify ways of thinking and interacting with others and recognising deep rooted thoughts which are impacting upon their life. I am a qualified counsellor and I have experience working with a diverse client group but for several years I have gained experience working with depression, anxiety, bereavement, addictions, low self esteem, suicidal thoughts, relationship difficulties, career difficulties, life changes, OCD, PTSD and domestic violence. "
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
01924 921010
Verified
Wakefield WF1
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"Talking to a trained professional is the first step to taking control of your life and gaining a greater understanding of life's difficulties. It can help a person to identify ways of thinking and interacting with others and recognising deep rooted thoughts which are impacting upon their life. I am a qualified counsellor and I have experience working with a diverse client group but for several years I have gained experience working with depression, anxiety, bereavement, addictions, low self esteem, suicidal thoughts, relationship difficulties, career difficulties, life changes, OCD, PTSD and domestic violence. "
Becky Barley, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
"We all experience different challenges at different times throughout our lives. This can be overwhelming and sometimes hard to process. Feeling sad, low, angry, scared and anxious are just some of the emotions we can feel when faced with these challenges and often it can be hard to discuss these with those closest to us. Counselling is a safe place to explore life events and the emotions, thoughts and behaviour they bring with them, in a non-judgmental and confidential environment. Together we can unearth the way you want to think, feel or act; your future goal, and together we can work towards achieving this. I am a professionally qualified Counsellor, who can offer a supportive and empathic working space for all individuals to explore their worries and concerns, working on a one to one basis, via face to face sessions. Together we can address issues past and present and uncover useful coping mechanisms to embrace challenges old and new."
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
07943 392318
Verified
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"We all experience different challenges at different times throughout our lives. This can be overwhelming and sometimes hard to process. Feeling sad, low, angry, scared and anxious are just some of the emotions we can feel when faced with these challenges and often it can be hard to discuss these with those closest to us. Counselling is a safe place to explore life events and the emotions, thoughts and behaviour they bring with them, in a non-judgmental and confidential environment. Together we can unearth the way you want to think, feel or act; your future goal, and together we can work towards achieving this. I am a professionally qualified Counsellor, who can offer a supportive and empathic working space for all individuals to explore their worries and concerns, working on a one to one basis, via face to face sessions. Together we can address issues past and present and uncover useful coping mechanisms to embrace challenges old and new."
Claire Hanley Stakes, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Maybe your feeling stuck and would like help in finding a way forward. I can help you resolve complicated thoughts and feelings or find ways to help you live with them. I can help you recognise unhelpful patterns in the way that you think or act and find ways to change, if this is what you want. I can help you explore and find the root causes of any long-standing problems. It may be that you are experiencing difficult emotions, such as grief, guilt, sadness, confusion, anger, shame or low self-esteem. Or you may be struggling with depression, anxiety, other mental health conditions, stress or long-term physical health problems. "
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
01924 938064
Verified
Wakefield WF1
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"Maybe your feeling stuck and would like help in finding a way forward. I can help you resolve complicated thoughts and feelings or find ways to help you live with them. I can help you recognise unhelpful patterns in the way that you think or act and find ways to change, if this is what you want. I can help you explore and find the root causes of any long-standing problems. It may be that you are experiencing difficult emotions, such as grief, guilt, sadness, confusion, anger, shame or low self-esteem. Or you may be struggling with depression, anxiety, other mental health conditions, stress or long-term physical health problems. "
Sanctuary Counselling, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"I believe that all of us need help sometimes with difficult issues in our lives. It may be something from your past or present or you may be trying to cope with life’s daily stresses. What would be your personal goal for therapy? Is there something you want to resolve in your life for a better future? Call me to discuss your needs. I am CRUSE Bereavement & Couples trained & have worked in education for 21 years supporting young people. "
Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
07479 274041
Verified
Wakefield WF1
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Peer Relationships
Child or Adolescent
"I believe that all of us need help sometimes with difficult issues in our lives. It may be something from your past or present or you may be trying to cope with life’s daily stresses. What would be your personal goal for therapy? Is there something you want to resolve in your life for a better future? Call me to discuss your needs. I am CRUSE Bereavement & Couples trained & have worked in education for 21 years supporting young people. "
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Kristian Shallcross, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Hi I’m Kristian a Counsellor based in Wakefield and Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. I offer face to face counselling but I can also offer this via telephone and online. I aim to provide a relationship where people can explore their thoughts and feelings, helping them make sense of them. I work with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, identity issues, abuse and loss. Sometimes people feel that something just doesn’t feel right. This might be a relationship issue or a behaviour they feel they want to change. I work with the past, present and the future, aiming to work at your pace."
07480 638746
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Wakefield WF1
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"Hi I’m Kristian a Counsellor based in Wakefield and Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. I offer face to face counselling but I can also offer this via telephone and online. I aim to provide a relationship where people can explore their thoughts and feelings, helping them make sense of them. I work with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, identity issues, abuse and loss. Sometimes people feel that something just doesn’t feel right. This might be a relationship issue or a behaviour they feel they want to change. I work with the past, present and the future, aiming to work at your pace."
Magdalena Szczurek, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"I offer a safe and supportive therapy and walking therapy for inividual clients and couple where we can both explore any difficulties, distress which you may be experiencing from day to day. I provide emotional support to those who suffer with all types of domestic and mental health distress (depression, anxiety and stress), relationship issues, substance misuse and as a result have lost their self-confidence and self-worth. My professional experience provided me with an opportunity to build positive and productive relationships with a range of people from different age groups, various backgrounds and with complex needs. "
01924 950195
Verified
Wakefield WF1
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"I offer a safe and supportive therapy and walking therapy for inividual clients and couple where we can both explore any difficulties, distress which you may be experiencing from day to day. I provide emotional support to those who suffer with all types of domestic and mental health distress (depression, anxiety and stress), relationship issues, substance misuse and as a result have lost their self-confidence and self-worth. My professional experience provided me with an opportunity to build positive and productive relationships with a range of people from different age groups, various backgrounds and with complex needs. "
Leah Lowe, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF2
"I work in a way that offers warmth, empathy and integrity, believing that the therapeutic relationship between the client and counsellor is paramount to the counselling process. You will be accepted as yourself and can express your true thoughts and emotions without judgement. I offer a non-directive approach to counselling, providing you with the freedom to explore what you wish at a pace that is comfortable for you. My counselling sessions are tailored to meet the needs of each individual client. I draw upon a range of techniques and approaches to support you."
01924 950397
Verified
Wakefield WF2
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"I work in a way that offers warmth, empathy and integrity, believing that the therapeutic relationship between the client and counsellor is paramount to the counselling process. You will be accepted as yourself and can express your true thoughts and emotions without judgement. I offer a non-directive approach to counselling, providing you with the freedom to explore what you wish at a pace that is comfortable for you. My counselling sessions are tailored to meet the needs of each individual client. I draw upon a range of techniques and approaches to support you."
Colin Agnew, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"As an Integrative and Transpersonal psychotherapist I believe that every client that I work with has an inherent capacity to achieve happiness and fulfillment regardless of circumstances or environment. The difficulties associated with living are as numerous as there are people alive today. I believe that each individual carries the seeds of future contentment in the difficulties that they face in the present. My approach to psychotherapy seeks to harness the potential for individual wholeness by creating a safe and unjudgemental space in which clients can obtain clarity on their past and present whilst shaping a sought-after and fulfilled future."
01924 950408
Verified
Wakefield WF1
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"As an Integrative and Transpersonal psychotherapist I believe that every client that I work with has an inherent capacity to achieve happiness and fulfillment regardless of circumstances or environment. The difficulties associated with living are as numerous as there are people alive today. I believe that each individual carries the seeds of future contentment in the difficulties that they face in the present. My approach to psychotherapy seeks to harness the potential for individual wholeness by creating a safe and unjudgemental space in which clients can obtain clarity on their past and present whilst shaping a sought-after and fulfilled future."
Lucy Louise Robinson, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Hello, my name is Lucy. Each of us go through difficult times in our lives, whether this be the stresses of everyday life or more significant experiences that have shaped the way that we are today. I can help you explore these issues in a comfortable, safe, confidential and non-judgmental space. I believe that when we become stuck in life, counselling can set us free. It can reconnect us with ourselves and help us to live our lives in ways that we choose."
01924 938057
Verified
Wakefield WF1
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"Hello, my name is Lucy. Each of us go through difficult times in our lives, whether this be the stresses of everyday life or more significant experiences that have shaped the way that we are today. I can help you explore these issues in a comfortable, safe, confidential and non-judgmental space. I believe that when we become stuck in life, counselling can set us free. It can reconnect us with ourselves and help us to live our lives in ways that we choose."
Kate Wilson, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
"Hello, my name is Kate and I am a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist. I provide a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I believe that the relationship between the client and the counsellor is the most important part of the therapeutic process. I hope to build a trusting, warm and empathic relationship with you, so that you feel comfortable to explore what you bring to the counselling room. I work in an integrative way, which means I use different theories to suit the needs of the individual. I have experience working with adults and young people."
01924 950401
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Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
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"Hello, my name is Kate and I am a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist. I provide a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I believe that the relationship between the client and the counsellor is the most important part of the therapeutic process. I hope to build a trusting, warm and empathic relationship with you, so that you feel comfortable to explore what you bring to the counselling room. I work in an integrative way, which means I use different theories to suit the needs of the individual. I have experience working with adults and young people."
Elizabeth Longshaw, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"My experience includes supporting people who care for a loved one and those facing bereavement, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and relationship difficulties (not couples). I work alongside you to help you grow and reach a 'better place'. This is provided within a confidential, safe, and welcoming environment which is non-judgemental and empathic. You will be respected for who you are and valued as a unique and resourceful individual. I will support and encourage you to find your own way, so you gain a better understanding, acceptance and awareness of yourself."
07751 017415
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Wakefield WF1
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"My experience includes supporting people who care for a loved one and those facing bereavement, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and relationship difficulties (not couples). I work alongside you to help you grow and reach a 'better place'. This is provided within a confidential, safe, and welcoming environment which is non-judgemental and empathic. You will be respected for who you are and valued as a unique and resourceful individual. I will support and encourage you to find your own way, so you gain a better understanding, acceptance and awareness of yourself."
Nancy Edmanson, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
"I am registered with the BACP, & can help you reduce anxiety, stress & worry, improve your self-esteem, & find ways to cope with problems such as depression, grief & loss. My training was in the relational model of counselling, which brings together ideas from a number of counselling theories to enable effective therapy. I will support & encourage you to explore & manage difficult thoughts & emotions; make sense of areas of life where you may feel stuck; & to make any choices or possible changes you may want. "
01924 950508
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Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
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"I am registered with the BACP, & can help you reduce anxiety, stress & worry, improve your self-esteem, & find ways to cope with problems such as depression, grief & loss. My training was in the relational model of counselling, which brings together ideas from a number of counselling theories to enable effective therapy. I will support & encourage you to explore & manage difficult thoughts & emotions; make sense of areas of life where you may feel stuck; & to make any choices or possible changes you may want. "
Centre for Narrative Coaching & Mediation, Psychologist
Psychologist, CPsychol
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
"In a world changing at an alarming pace, businesses pushing employees past their limits, the damage of austerity & endless daily pressures, everybody needs a helping hand sometimes. So, whether it's a minor one-off issue you've been having trouble with, a deep seated longstanding problem which won't go away, relationship issues, work problems, or some coaching to help you get your direction back in life, Centre for Narrative Coaching has the expertise to help you! Dr Alladin rejects the "no pain no gain" mentality & is not wedded to conventional psychotherapy. There is an easier way: Empsy® NARRATIVE Coaching. Bye bye therapy!"
01724 410167
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Wakefield WF1
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"In a world changing at an alarming pace, businesses pushing employees past their limits, the damage of austerity & endless daily pressures, everybody needs a helping hand sometimes. So, whether it's a minor one-off issue you've been having trouble with, a deep seated longstanding problem which won't go away, relationship issues, work problems, or some coaching to help you get your direction back in life, Centre for Narrative Coaching has the expertise to help you! Dr Alladin rejects the "no pain no gain" mentality & is not wedded to conventional psychotherapy. There is an easier way: Empsy® NARRATIVE Coaching. Bye bye therapy!"
Diane DuQueno, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
"Are you experiencing relationship problems, inner conflicts or life stresses? It can help to find someone who is empathic and skilled who offers a safe space in which to share these feelings and dilemmas. Sometimes the issues may have been a pressure in life for months or years, and become part of your personality. It is a relief to discover that there is a solution to be found in therapy. I am especially interested in helping clients who have experienced troubled, sometimes abusive, childhoods and early loss of significant attachment figures. Often later life experience brings back earlier trauma and dist"
01484 240049
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Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
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"Are you experiencing relationship problems, inner conflicts or life stresses? It can help to find someone who is empathic and skilled who offers a safe space in which to share these feelings and dilemmas. Sometimes the issues may have been a pressure in life for months or years, and become part of your personality. It is a relief to discover that there is a solution to be found in therapy. I am especially interested in helping clients who have experienced troubled, sometimes abusive, childhoods and early loss of significant attachment figures. Often later life experience brings back earlier trauma and dist"
Nancy Woliter, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Do you need to overcome a problem and want to talk about it, are you struggling to cope with life events, such as loss or bereavement or have feelings of depression, low-self esteem, stress or anxiety? Are you finding family relationships difficult or going through divorce and separation? I am a qualified counsellor who will work at your own pace, listen to you, show empathy and not judge you. We will work together to help you discover new ways of overcoming your challenges and experience life differently. For more information, please visit my website: www.nancywolitercounselling.com"
01924 950164
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Wakefield WF1
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"Do you need to overcome a problem and want to talk about it, are you struggling to cope with life events, such as loss or bereavement or have feelings of depression, low-self esteem, stress or anxiety? Are you finding family relationships difficult or going through divorce and separation? I am a qualified counsellor who will work at your own pace, listen to you, show empathy and not judge you. We will work together to help you discover new ways of overcoming your challenges and experience life differently. For more information, please visit my website: www.nancywolitercounselling.com"

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Peer Relationships in Wakefield

Teens want to be with people their own age - their peers. During their adolescent years, teens and tweens often spend more time with their peers than with their parents. Through their peer relationships, they can be both connected and independent, as they grow away from their parents' images of them and develop identities of their own. Peers provide a place for accepting the feelings, thoughts and actions that come with the search for identity.

Positive Peer Pressure in Wakefield

The ability to develop healthy friendships and peer relationships depends on a teen's self-identity and self-esteem. Peer pressure can encourage your teen's energy and motivate your teen to conform to healthy behaviour. Peers can act as positive role models and demonstrate constructive social behaviour. Peers listen to, accept, and understand the frustrations, challenges, and concerns of being a tween or teenager.

Negative Peer Pressure in Wakefield

The need for acceptance, approval, and belonging can lead some teens or tweens to engage in risky behaviour in order to fit in with a group-contrasting values they may otherwise reject. In such situations, peer pressure can impair judgment and enable risk-taking behaviour, drawing a teen away from the family and positive influences. Some teens harbor secret lives --including those who appear to be well-behaved, high-achieving teens when they are with adults -and engage in negative behaviour when with their peers.

If you're looking for help with child peer relationships in Wakefield or for a Wakefield peer relationship Counsellor these professionals provide help understanding the peer relationships of kids or tweens, or teen peer relationship counselling in Wakefield and peer relationship advice. They include peer relationship Counsellors, peer relationship psychologists in Wakefield and peer relationship counsellors.

How can I tell if a counsellor is right for me?
Counsellors and therapists in Wakefield are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in Wakefield you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in Wakefield and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in Wakefield or family therapy in Wakefield.