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Counselling and Psychotherapy for Children, families and adults

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The Bridge in Schools

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Impact of what we do

 

à 86% children and families report POSITIVE PROGRESS

à 63% EMOTIONAL WELLBEING improved

à SCHOOL DIFFICULTIES reduced for 79%

à 62% improved CLASSROOM PARTICIPATION

à ACHIEVEMENT raised for 63%

à CLASS DISRUPTION reduced for 67%

 

  ‘I liked the fact that if I had trouble I could speak to someone because before counselling I would just hold it and it would come out as anger’. (age 15yrs)

 

It was helpful and I feel I can speak to someone if I have any troubles. And sometimes a bit emotional’. (age 12yrs)

 

‘I was worried and a bit scared. My feelings always stayed inside me but I shared them with my counsellor. I feel like a heavy load of worries were out of me, were gone.’ ( age 12yrs)

 

‘I had my things inside me, feelings, shared out. I thought it was going to be just boring chatting but it was helpful chatting. I could share my feelings and experiences with the counsellor that I couldn’t share with anyone else’. (age 14yrs)

 

‘I’ve found it very useful and it helps me with my confidence. It has helped me understand what part I play and part other people play in the situation.’ (age 16yrs)

 

‘I feel really proud of myself because it has helped me a lot making friends with new people and people I didn’t used to like. And I’ve got a lot of courage to say ‘whatever’. (age 13yrs)

 

‘I'm friendlier to my friends. I used to fight a lot but now I don’t have to.’ (age 9 yrs)

 

‘I don’t play on my own any more so much.’ (age 8 yrs)

 

‘Playing helps me—things I don’t like to write or talk about’ (age 7 yrs)

 

‘I get on better with my mum.’ (age 6 yrs)

 

‘It’s a place where I can talk about things (age 10 yrs)

 

 If you would like further information, an information pack, or to arrange a visit by one of our staff to your setting, then please call 0117 9424510.

 

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