We Can Help Your Child Grow and Heal
- Relational Trauma ( Neglect, Abuse)
- Dealing with Traumatic Event
- Life Transitions
- Relationship Issues
- Low Self Esteem
- Overwhelming Emotions
Growing up is a difficult process , especially in today’s world where children are faced with many challenges that can be overwhelming. When faced with additional struggles or unexpected events, this process gets further disrupted and can lead to negative consequences that may last into adulthood. As a result, children can present as angry, anxious, uncooperative , struggle with social relationships or have difficulties at school and home.
At Gentle Pathways we are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children to explore their emotions and heal from painful experiences. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to feel heard, seen, and valued and we are committed to achieving by this making sessions meaningful and engaging..
Using child friendly approaches, including elements of play therapy and arts, but also CBT and EMDR we look beneath the presenting behaviours helping children develop their own coping skills toolbox to more effectively manage big emotions.
Most children enjoy coming to their sessions and look forward to their appointments. As healing continues between the sessions, parents and other caregivers are considered an important part of their child’s counselling journey. If you are a parent who is concerned about your child’s mental health or if your child has experienced trauma, we are here to help. We work closely with parents and caregivers to develop individualized treatment plans that address their child’s unique needs and goals. We provide guidance and tools to help their loved ones to support their child’s healing outside of therapy sessions.