Children and Young People

Book therapy for children & young people

The emotional health and wellbeing of children is as important as their physical health. Our aim is to address mental health concerns early, enabling young people to enjoy greater mental health and resilience as adults.

Onebright understands that every child and teenager in need of mental health support experiences their symptoms differently. So, this is why we conduct an initial mental health assessment: to build a comprehensive picture of their overall mental health, including their strengths, challenges, and areas needing attention.

If you would like to speak to our team about a suitability needs assessment for your child and begin the journey into treatment, please call 020 8129 0558 and book an appointment.

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Signs a child is struggling with mental health

Some signs are easier to spot than others, especially in children. Not every child can articulate their feelings clearly, especially when they’re not feeling themselves. Some may not communicate their discomfort at all, while others might express it in ways that aren’t immediately obvious.

If your child is showing any of the signs listed below, please get in touch with us today.

Below are some common signs that a child maybe struggling with their mental health: 

  • Persistent feeling of low mood or unhappiness
  • Feeling and expressing irritability (young people with depression often display this, rather than sadness)
  • Difficulty concentrating and/or struggling in school
  • Loss of confidence, or intense worries or fears that get in the way of day-to-day life
  • Change in appetite – starting to eat too much or a lot less than usual
  • No longer enjoying activities that were once interested in
  • Attempts at self-harm or mentioning suicidal plans
  • Withdrawing from friends and family and spending more time alone 

We are here to help

Growing numbers of children and young adults are facing mental health challenges, particularly anxiety and depression. At the same time, CAMHS provision has been underfunded and clinical thresholds raised. Services are stretched and NHS waiting times are becoming ever-longer. Onebright is committed to providing an alternative pathway, to help those facing mental distress receive the help they need quickly, while relieving the burden on existing services.

Our cognitive behavioural therapists and wellbeing practitioners are available to treat children and young people across the UK. This means we can match a child or young person with the clinician best suited for their mental health needs. 

We understand how important rapid access to care is and strive to place your loved one into an initial clinical needs assessment within a matter of days.

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ADHD and Autism assessments for children

All children’s minds are unique, and while neurological differences such as ADHD and autism make us individual, it can also be challenging in school, friendship groups and family environments.

Neurodevelopmental conditions such as ADHD and autism affect each child differently, but with the right assessment we will help your family move forward with confidence, knowing your child can access the support they need to thrive.

We will refer you to Psicon, a Onebright company

Psicon is the leading provider of neurodevelopmental assessments in the UK, offering the highest quality diagnostic assessments and support for autism and ADHD. A highly valued member of the Onebright company, we refer children and young people to Psicon’s clinicians for ADHD and autism assessments.

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"My son’s therapist has helped him talk through his panic attacks and worries, giving helpful learning tools to cope with behaviour at school and home."
"My daughter was struggling with her mental health. Onebright were fantastic to help me understand her issues and provide useful information and an experienced adolescent CBT therapist who full understood our circumstances. The therapy sessions were open, honest and addressed all the issues. They have been very beneficial thank you Onebright."