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Here are the resources we found for counselling for young people:
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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.
5 Signs that you need Therapy!
Ever wonder how bad you have to feel in order to reach out for therapy? In this video, Kati Morton discusses 5 signs that you might want to start going to therapy. Anyone can benefit from going into therapy at any time in their life but these signs might be a indication that you would benefit from going to therapy.
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.
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Complementary and Alternative Therapy
Complementary and alternative therapies are therapies that can be used as alternatives to conventional western medicines. Complementary therapies can be used to complement a western medicine program. An alternative therapy is a complete program of therapy that is an alternative to traditionally western medicines.
Art therapies are creative therapies that involve using the arts in a therapeutic environment with a trained therapist. These include; dance movement therapy, drama therapy, music therapy and visual art therapy. The aim of these therapies isn’t to produce amazing art, but to use what you create to understand yourself better.
Dialetical Behaviour Therapy
Dialetical Behaviour Therapy is a type of talking therapy. It finds its base in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy but has been adapted to help people who feel very intense emotions. These can sometimes be found in conditions like hypermania, and bipolar disorder.