Counsellor, MBACP
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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."
Peer Relationships
Positive Psychology
01924 950401
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Peer Relationships
Positive Psychology
"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."
Danny Ford, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF2
"Do you feel different than other people, like nobody seems to understand you? Do you often feel like an outsider? Perhaps you have trouble standing up for yourself or speaking your truth. Do you tend to cater to other people's needs and don’t get what you need? Do people sometimes tell you that you're a loving and giving person, but you feel flawed and unlovable? Do you feel uncomfortable in social situations, fearing that people will reject you if you stand out? Do you feel depressed? Do you often feel anxious? Perhaps you often don’t know what you need or want. Are you very hard on yourself and have lots of self-critical thoughts?"
Peer Relationships
Positive Psychology
01924 950461
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Wakefield WF2
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Peer Relationships
Positive Psychology
"Do you feel different than other people, like nobody seems to understand you? Do you often feel like an outsider? Perhaps you have trouble standing up for yourself or speaking your truth. Do you tend to cater to other people's needs and don’t get what you need? Do people sometimes tell you that you're a loving and giving person, but you feel flawed and unlovable? Do you feel uncomfortable in social situations, fearing that people will reject you if you stand out? Do you feel depressed? Do you often feel anxious? Perhaps you often don’t know what you need or want. Are you very hard on yourself and have lots of self-critical thoughts?"
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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."
Joshua Carter, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF2
"Welcome to Carter Counselling, if you're suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, poor self-esteem, work issues, or if you find yourself repeating negative or unhealthy patterns you'd like to change, talking to someone can help. I am a BACP-registered, trained counsellor and work both privately and in the NHS proving both short and long term counselling, CBT, Psychodynamic and Person Centred therapy. "
01924 950697
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Wakefield WF2
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"Welcome to Carter Counselling, if you're suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, poor self-esteem, work issues, or if you find yourself repeating negative or unhealthy patterns you'd like to change, talking to someone can help. I am a BACP-registered, trained counsellor and work both privately and in the NHS proving both short and long term counselling, CBT, Psychodynamic and Person Centred therapy. "
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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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. "
Sharon Atack Counselling, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Finding the right therapist is a lot like shopping for a good pair of shoes. You might need to shop around before you find the right pair. So why me? I have been in your shoes and not known where to start or what matters. So, I understand how hard it can be to take those first steps on your journey. It is through my own life experiences and the benefits I received through counselling, that it inspired me to retrain as a counsellor, so that I can now help others who have difficulties in some area of their lives. ​ "
01924 921043
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Wakefield WF1
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"Finding the right therapist is a lot like shopping for a good pair of shoes. You might need to shop around before you find the right pair. So why me? I have been in your shoes and not known where to start or what matters. So, I understand how hard it can be to take those first steps on your journey. It is through my own life experiences and the benefits I received through counselling, that it inspired me to retrain as a counsellor, so that I can now help others who have difficulties in some area of their lives. ​ "
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
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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."
Margaret Holmes, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MSc, CBP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Welcome to Going Forward with CBT – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Services in Wakefield. My name is Margaret Holmes, but most people call me Mags. My work as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, provides a personalised and confidential approach to talking therapy for adults aged 18 and over. The 35 years’ experience I have, within the field of mental health involving community and crisis work, has provided a strong foundation for my current CBT practice. Some examples of the problems by which clients are affected include low mood, anxiety, worry, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) , obsessive-compulsive disorder. (OCD) "
01924 921018
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Wakefield WF1
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"Welcome to Going Forward with CBT – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Services in Wakefield. My name is Margaret Holmes, but most people call me Mags. My work as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, provides a personalised and confidential approach to talking therapy for adults aged 18 and over. The 35 years’ experience I have, within the field of mental health involving community and crisis work, has provided a strong foundation for my current CBT practice. Some examples of the problems by which clients are affected include low mood, anxiety, worry, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) , obsessive-compulsive disorder. (OCD) "
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. "
01924 921010
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Wakefield WF1
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"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. "
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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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"
Jill Ulman, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Hello and welcome to my profile. I offer both individual and couples counselling in Harrogate and Wakefield city centres. I have previously worked in banking, retail, as a holistic therapist and lecturer. I have a wealth of experience and strive to provide a therapeutic space for my clients where they feel valued and respected. "
01423 449105
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Wakefield WF1
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"Hello and welcome to my profile. I offer both individual and couples counselling in Harrogate and Wakefield city centres. I have previously worked in banking, retail, as a holistic therapist and lecturer. I have a wealth of experience and strive to provide a therapeutic space for my clients where they feel valued and respected. "
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."
01757 600143
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Wakefield WF1
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"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."
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Hello, my name is Vanessa, I am a qualified integrative counsellor, I offer counselling in Leeds and Wakefield. I am passionate about supporting others. I work with children from 11 years old, young people and adults who need help with a wide range of difficulties, experiences and life stages. Counselling can help overcome your painful experiences and feelings. I provide a confidential, warm, friendly space where you are listened to and what you say matters. My role is to help you make sense of your world so you can discover how to move forward in your life."
01924 921012
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Wakefield WF1
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"Hello, my name is Vanessa, I am a qualified integrative counsellor, I offer counselling in Leeds and Wakefield. I am passionate about supporting others. I work with children from 11 years old, young people and adults who need help with a wide range of difficulties, experiences and life stages. Counselling can help overcome your painful experiences and feelings. I provide a confidential, warm, friendly space where you are listened to and what you say matters. My role is to help you make sense of your world so you can discover how to move forward in your life."
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."
Alyson Wood, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"Finding the right therapist for counselling in itself can be a journey so thank you for taking the time to look through what I can offer you. I can offer a safe and confidential space to talk through whatever you feel you would like bring. For me, I am a qualified counsellor who works with a Person-Centred approach. What does this mean? It means I won’t be offering advice, I will be treating you with respect, showing empathy in a non judgmental space, where we can build a therapeutic relationship to work together. The person-centred approach works well with people who want to explore their feelings without being directed."
01924 927884
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Wakefield WF1
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"Finding the right therapist for counselling in itself can be a journey so thank you for taking the time to look through what I can offer you. I can offer a safe and confidential space to talk through whatever you feel you would like bring. For me, I am a qualified counsellor who works with a Person-Centred approach. What does this mean? It means I won’t be offering advice, I will be treating you with respect, showing empathy in a non judgmental space, where we can build a therapeutic relationship to work together. The person-centred approach works well with people who want to explore their feelings without being directed."
Kinga Scott Counsellor And Psychotherapist, Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Wakefield WF1
"I am an open, down-to-earth, compassionate therapist providing a confidential and friendly counselling and psychotherapy service. Our sessions can provide you with a safe space in which you can explore yourself, your feelings and concerns. Our aim will be to help you develop your autonomy, achieve personal growth and lead to positive changes in your life. Together we can help you to find ways to move forward in difficult times."
01924 938044
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Wakefield WF1
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"I am an open, down-to-earth, compassionate therapist providing a confidential and friendly counselling and psychotherapy service. Our sessions can provide you with a safe space in which you can explore yourself, your feelings and concerns. Our aim will be to help you develop your autonomy, achieve personal growth and lead to positive changes in your life. Together we can help you to find ways to move forward in difficult times."
Chris Allen, Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MA, MBPsS
Verified by Psychology Today
Wakefield WF1
"As an integrative relational psychotherapist I aim to meet your needs in a flexible way that honours your individuality and unique qualities. I have an MA in Psychotherapy, a PG Dip in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology. I often use CBT, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and transactional analysis. However, additional training in transpersonal and somatic psychotherapy provides great depth to my approach. I’m extensively experienced, and feel incredibly privileged to help people in this capacit. I’m also an authorised meditation and yoga teacher with twenty years experience - which can be taught on request"
01924 950532
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Wakefield WF1
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"As an integrative relational psychotherapist I aim to meet your needs in a flexible way that honours your individuality and unique qualities. I have an MA in Psychotherapy, a PG Dip in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology. I often use CBT, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and transactional analysis. However, additional training in transpersonal and somatic psychotherapy provides great depth to my approach. I’m extensively experienced, and feel incredibly privileged to help people in this capacit. I’m also an authorised meditation and yoga teacher with twenty years experience - which can be taught on request"
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
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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."
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"
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."
01226 337563
Wakefield WF4
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"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."

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Peer Relationships Counsellors
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.