What is a formulation meeting?
Formulation is a way for us to understand you and your difficulties. You will be offered a formulation meeting as part of your care.
What is ADHD – a guide for children
ADHD is the short name for a condition called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This sounds very complicated, but it just means you may have difficulties with inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.
What is ADHD – a guide for parents, families and carers.
ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a common behavioural disorder in children and young people. It usually starts in early childhood with the core behaviours of ADHD typically present from before the age of 7 years and symptoms sometimes persisting into adulthood.
What is ADHD – a guide for young people
What is ADHD? Children with ADHD often have many problems at home and school. Most children have problems in:- Inattention: make mistakes find it hard to concentrate forgetfulness and lose things easily bored Hyperactivity: on the go, whizzing about can’t sit still fidgety runs around and climbs Impulsiveness: talks a lot finds it hard to wait […]
What is an advocate easy read
An advocate is a person who can: • stand up for you • help you get your rights heard • help you find information • find out what you need to know • help you say what you want • help you in meetings • help you make choices • help is free. A […]
What is eye movement desensitisation reprocessing (EMDR)?
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) was developed in 1987 to help people overcome the effects of psychological trauma. Trauma is defined as something that happened that still affects you today.
What is integrated psychological therapy?
Integrated psychological therapy is a time-limited, focused, talking therapy. Using a range of psychological approaches, the therapist and client work together to identify and understand the problems they are experiencing.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy is a treatment and a profession. Occupational therapists are interested in how people live their lives. They help people to become as able as possible wherever they live, and whatever health issues they may have. Occupational therapists use ‘doing’ as the therapy. They think with you about all areas of your life; any […]
What is Trauma – Information for children
Sometimes bad things can happen and this can make us feel scared and unsafe. We can be left feeling scared and unsafe for a while and sometimes we think about these things for a long time afterwards, we may even have nightmares. These bad things can be called traumatic experiences