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How can low self esteem resulting from bullying at school be helped by therapy?

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Janine King, a clinical psychologist who works extensively with children and young people, discusses why school bullying impacts on self esteem and how therapy can help overcome its related emotional difficulties. https://www.thechelseapsychologyclinic.com Chelsea Psychology Clinic are a group of London psychologists and psychiatrists offering private psychological therapy and psychiatry treatment from their premises across central London and Chelsea. The private therapy sessions cover the following areas: – Acceptance & Commitment Therapy – Cognitive Analytic Therapy – Cognitive-behavioural Therapy – Couples Therapy – Dialectical-behaviour Therapy – Mentalisation Based Treatment – Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy – Schema Therapy

Video Transcription

Bullying at school is something that we see a lot of in children and young people who present to services. Obviously, it has a bigger impact on self-esteem and causes lots and lots of emotional difficulties. Therapy can be very appropriate. It’s a safe space to come and talk things through, to share the emotional experience that they’ve been having, the distress. And therapists can help the young person to talk through the situations and think about whether there’s other ways they might like to manage the bullies at school and to generally help them to start to think positively about themselves and to build them up and build up their sense of self-esteem.

Dr Janine King

Dr Janine King

19 June 2022

"Dr Janine King completed her BSc (Hons) at the Open University before going to study for an MA in English Literature and Language at the University of St Andrews. In the early stages of her career Dr King worked in education having completed a PGCE in primary school teaching at Oxford Brooks University. "

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Athena Lazaridou

Athena is a Pilates instructor with 8 years’ experience in the field. After completing a Power Pilates Mat Certification in Athens, she went on to complete the Full Comprehensive Classical Pilates Certification with Equinox in Kensington.  She has been teaching Pilates at Equinox for the past 6 years in addition to her own private clients who she trains both face to face and virtually.

Athena has a passion for helping people get stronger and fitter as well as helping those recovering from injury regain their strength and mobility.  Over the years, she has worked with athletes to incorporate Pilates into their training and improve performance. Athena has also worked with prenatal and postnatal women who may be experiencing depression or other mental health difficulties and used Pilates to facilitate a positive impact on their mental health.

Athena is very passionate about improving physical and mental well-being and has recently incorporated Sound Healing into her work, as she believes it to be one of the best ways of ‘letting go’ and releasing stale energy whilst increasing greater self-awareness.