Counselling for young people has exactly the same principles as adult counselling. I may ask a few more questions or use different tools but the foundation is the same.
Everything we talk about is completely confidential, I won’t tell anyone what you have told me.
* I can help you to feel better about yourself, how to cope with problems caused by others, in other words I may give you some great tips on how to make your life easier and less stressful.
* I’m here to listen to you. To support you.
* I won’t judge you or take sides. I won’t tell you off or disapprove in any way. However, I may challenge your thoughts, equally you may disagree! This is all part of the process.
* We can chat at your pace, and I won’t expect you to share anything until you’re ready.
Take a minute to have a look at my blog about the benefits of social media and how counselling for young people can help you.