• On 8th March 2021, children will return to school after lockdown – for many, this will be a challenging reintroduction

  • Counsellor Natasha Wellfare offers parents some practical tips for communicating with their children and teens

  • If your child or teen has been struggling with their mental health, we have professional therapists who can help here

Natasha Wellfare is a counsellor in Essex, London and online

Further reading

Teenage mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic

The benefits of therapy for young people

What I've learned about young people as a school counsellor

Parenting in lockdown: managing changing roles and responsibilities

Should parents step back from rescuing their children?