Free telephone or e-mail consultation For parents; specialist advice and support on difficulties that many families experience. Please use our contact form indicating preferred time of call back and I will be happy to call you to talk this through. Sheila Yahya Levi
Services for Children & Adolescents
My services can help parents, children and adolescents cope with
a range of difficulties, which may include...
Parent Consultation Service
If you are concerned about your child feeling very sad or angry, worried or depressed,
it can sometimes be helpful to talk things over with a qualified professional.
Therapeutic Consultation/ Detailed Assessment Service
Offering prolonged assessment to get a better understanding of a child’s internal
world through free play sessions, psychological testing and interviews with parents.
Sharing the assessment findings with the recommendations to the parties involved.
Detailed report can be produced upon request for an additional cost. Most people
find the assessment process very therapeutic.
Family Support Service
The aim of this service is to provide a calm and non-judgemental setting, in which
the therapist invites everyone to think about the troubles family members are experiencing.
Creating a space to consider one’s feelings as well as family members’ help to find
more constructive ways of getting along together.
Brief Supportive Psychotherapy
According to the need of the child supporting parents in understanding the developmental
path of their child and offering programs individually tailored to the needs of the
child and family. The aim is to help the child to remain or return or build a normal
Children and adolescents with a range of mental health problems including severe
anxieties, social, emotional, behavioural problems and developmental difficulties
are offered psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The parents of children in therapy also
receive support alongside children’s therapies.
Helping families who might be struggling to find their feet in their relationship
with their infant(s) aged 0-12 months. Parents are seen in one-to-one sessions with
their baby to talk about their concerns. Reflecting on what the baby is trying to
communicate and how the parents would like to respond is the core of the work.
Late Stages of Pregnancy Support
Counselling sessions with the prospective mother enable quick, lasting, positive
changes which in turn support the infant’s neuropsychological development for a
healthy start. This service is sometimes followed by parent-infant psychotherapy.
Distressed and troubled children
Tensions in family relationships
Difficulties in making and/or keeping friends
Coping with loss and bereavement
Coping with chronic illnesses and/or disabilities
Communication problems and developmental delays
School refusal and separation anxiety
Gender identity difficulties
Learning related problems, test anxiety, study skills