I am sometimes asked, why can’t just any psychotherapist or counsellor work with children? Why do I need to look for somebody with specialist training?
My answer would be, whilst any fully qualified adult psychotherapist or counsellor may choose to work with children and young people, there are particular differences in therapeutic work with children and adults that require different skills and experience.
Some differences between adults, children and adolescents are obvious, but the needs and expressions of these age groups are distinctly different. As well...
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