We have collected together lots of information and advice on all aspects of psychology for children and young people. Scroll down to see our top tips and advice for children, young people and families.

With all best wishes,


Dr Helen Care, Chartered Clinical Psychologist


Ideas for family games

- happier together through play! Happy International Day of Happiness! Yes indeed, it is the 20th March, it is 2019 and so it is the...

New approach to worry and anxiety

Don’t worry, be happy…..(well, some of the time!) “In every life we have some trouble, But when you worry you make it double. Don't...

Risky business

We need to play up the successes, help our children to see their progress and feel our trust. It's a balance between safe and learning to be

When Your Appearance Matters

Do you feel pressure about your appearance? We live in a social media environment where everything is very visual. If you are feeling self-c

Be Your Own Superhero

How to help kids unleash their superpowers for whatever the problem is.

How BIG is Brave?

I think most people’s every day lives can take an element of bravery to get through. And to be honest, teens’ lives often more so because

Won't go to school?

Some kids have been out of school for a very long time and are delighted to be back. But others are anxious about it. Going to school can...

Make a Worry Box

A worry box is a tool that can help children or adults to express themselves and manage their worries. Firstly, it's a way to limit the...

Express Yourself!

The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week (1st-7th Feb) is ‘Express Yourself’* This seems very appropriate in a year when a...

Finding Joy

Joy, fun, entertainment, frankly even just anything feeling a little bit different, may seem in short supply at the moment. This is a way...

Colouring for your mind

Understanding the science behind mindful colouring for mental health Lots of you will have heard of mindful colouring and I really...

Inspiring teens

You guys are so inspirational! I spend a lot of my working life talking to teenagers and young people. I love it! It is some of the best...