in West Essex

Life Management Skills

Life Management Skills (LMS) is a talking therapy that helps young people manage the stresses of childhood and adolescent life. Modern day life can be difficult for many young people and quite easily children and young people can be affected by anxiety/worry/stress/anger and low mood. 

LMS helps young people to understand how/why they are feeling, identify the changes they would like to make and to work with them to make those changes. LMS is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and similar ideas to cater for a wide variety of problems. 

LMS sessions are principally just with the young person, but depending on the problems the young person has, may also involve family members for added support away from the sessions. 

LMS isn’t just about talking in the sessions, to help make changes there will be work to do between the sessions, but this is done in a way that is manageable and in agreement with the young person.  

Cost:

Life Management Skills: £40 for initial 90 minute session and £20 thereafter for each 30 minute session

Accessing Private Counselling

In order to help you make the best decision for you we have a number of ways that we can support you: 

Ways of accessing the service that’s right for you:

  • You can provide us with some details, via a confidential online form, as to why you are thinking about counselling at this time and what you hope to achieve. 

Within 48 hours a highly qualified therapist will review and make an assessment of what style of therapy will be most helpful to you based on the information you provide .There is no charge for this option.

  • We can provide brief telephone advice/ information about options available and how to proceed, please call 01371 876641. There is no charge for this option.

If you are returning to the service and you would like to see the same therapist give us a call on 01371 876641 and we will arrange that with you. There is no charge for this option.

If you are not sure counselling/therapy is for you:-

  • A telephone consultation can be a really helpful way of exploring further what it is you hope to get out of counselling, the way in which you most like to work and therefore the style of counselling that might be best suited to you: 

Telephone consultation – up to half an hour telephone conversation with a highly qualified therapist the cost of this is £15.00. 

To arrange a telephone consultation please call 01371 876641 or complete the telephone assessment form. Consultation will take place within the following 48 hours.

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