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Here are the resources we found for counselling for parents and families:
Family Therapy – An Animated Introduction
(Featured resource)A short animated film explaining Family Therapy and its benefits, made by young people using the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.
Don’t Bother Going to Therapy if…
In this short video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith gives some examples of when you shouldn’t both going to therapy, and why you should. If you don’t want things to change in your life and you’re not prepared to work hard, you are unlikely to get a lot from therapy at this stage.
What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapeutic approach that addresses dysfunctional emotions, maladaptive behaviours and cognitive processes and contents through a number of goal-oriented, explicit systematic procedures. In this video, Kati Morton talks through what CBT is and why it might be used.
Child in Mind: What is Therapy and does it Work?
What is therapy and does it work for mental health problems? These questions are discussed in this episode of the Child in Mind podcast. Presenter Claudia Hammond is joined by Maisy, 18 who has various types of therapy for both obsessive compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder, and Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.