Dr Janine King, a clinical psychologist based in Chelsea, looks at what things a parent should consider when choosing a suitable therapist for a child with mental health 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
I think it’s about checking out where their experience lies, and perhaps meeting with them and getting a sense whether it’s somebody that you would feel comfortable working with and whether you think your child would feel comfortable to talk to as well. Often, that takes meeting the therapist in the first instance to get a sense of that.