Anxiety in children and teens

Is your child struggling with anxiety?

We can help you! Psychological therapy for children and young adults can be used to explore what your child may be feeling or attempting to communicate. We have an 87% recovery rate for those completing our therapy services.

Anxiety in Children

Children and young people can experience challenges in their lives, just as adults do. Anxiety only becomes a problem when your Childs worries are out of proportion with relatively harmless situations. This may feel overwhelming and interfere with their everyday lives, education and social & family relationships.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is the most popular form of therapy for a range of issues that fall under the umbrella term ‘anxiety’ – we use an evidence-based, ‘here and now’ approach to facilitate recovery.

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When to seek treatment for Anxiety in children and teens

You should consider treatment for your child's anxiety when:
They frequently feel anxious and excessively worry
They are finding it hard to sleep or wake with bad dreams
They can't turn off their worries, and anxiety is affecting their daily life
They complain of stomach-aches, feeling unwell, have nausea or IBS symptoms
They quickly get angry or irritable, and are out of control during outbursts
They are very clingy and/or cry frequently
They are finding it hard to concentrate
"I feel much better with my thoughts now."
Male, 17
"I don't think I would be at the stage I am at now without the appointments. Therapy has helped massively with my anxiety."
Female, 18
Teenage Depression Has Soared In The Past 25 Years
Recovery rate
87% successful recovery rate
We are BABCP accredited

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What you need to know

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is the most effective form of psychotherapy for anxiety disorders. Worry and anxiety can make it hard to function at home, at work, or in social situations.

Mild cases can be treated with self-guided digital therapy while treatment for longer-term anxiety conditions may gain better results from meeting a CBT therapist in person. Deciding which therapy is the right solution for you can be identified by taking an assessment. Get in touch to learn more.
Your therapist works with you to find ways of reacting differently to thoughts and feelings.

Initially, your CBT therapist will help you complete a list of the problems you want to address. You’ll also develop realistic, flexible and frequently reviewed goals you would like to achieve.

Your therapist will encourage you to talk about your thoughts and feelings and what's troubling you. Don't worry if you find it hard to open up about your feelings. Your therapist can help you gain more confidence and comfort.

A BABCP accredited therapist helps you to understand the relationship between:

Unhelpful Behaviours (e.g. avoidance or substance use)
Thinking distortions (like catastrophising or always looking at the worst part of the experience)
Being in negative emotional states (like anxiety, stress or depression)
Physical symptoms (such as lack of energy, muscle tension or palpitations)
Traumatic life events
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