Types of Therapy
Our therapists work in a variety of ways, tailored to meet the needs of our clients, and these include:
- Art Therapy - Sophie Aston, an Art Psychotherapist pdf explains more here (181 KB)
- Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (Attachment Therapy)
- Dance Movement Therapy
- Drama Therapy
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Recovery (EMDR) - Dr Lexi Painter, CLEAR Adult Clinical Lead, pdf explains more here (181 KB) .
- Life Story Work
- Music Therapy
- Person Centred Counselling - Dr Lexi Painter, CLEAR Adult Clinical Lead, pdf explains more here (236 KB)
- Pet Therapy - check out Rio the Therapy Dog's story here
- Play Therapy - Amanda Barrass, Child and Young Person Therapist, document explains more here (1.29 MB)
- Integrative Therapy
- Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (T-f CBT)
- Hope for Harm - This is part of our Adult Sevice that provides specialist counselling for adults (18+) who self-harm - Jenny Trevethan, CLEAR Supervisor & Clinical Placement Lead, explains more about pdf Self-Harm here (96 KB) .
For thousands of years stories have been used by us all to entertain, inform, and provide a sense of connection. And stories can play an important role in supporting children who need a bit of help with a social or emotional need. These therapeutic stories are stories created with the aim of providing hope, guidance and healing around a particular issue.
A therapeutic story about war
This story pdf ‘The Middle’ (214 KB) is written by a play therapist and is available as a free resource to help make sense for children of the Ukraine war or any place that has conflict.
When Stars Stop Shining
The journey of a small star and the support of the moon and other stars pdf When stars stop shining PDF (2) (336 KB)
The Code of Practice for Victims of Crime (the Victims’ Code) is the statutory code that sets out the minimum level of service that victims should receive from the criminal justice system.