Working with young people can be challenging and empowering. A young person’s perspective on the world is very different to an Adults stepping into the world of an young person can be perplexing at times. Knowledge of a child and adolescent development is essential for counselling with young peopled the issues they present with in the counselling room.
Gaining knowledge and understanding a of young person background is an essential underpinning of the therapeutic process. I pride myself on being able to step into shoes of a young person life and work with helping them to live a more fulfilled life.
Key areas of change during adolescence:- During adolescence change occurs across five keys areas:
These changes will have a considerable impact on the young person’s sense of self identity as they occur.