counselling children in schools


Welcoming Lucy Earle

Welcoming Lucy Earle A very warm welcome to Lucy Earle, who will begin to work with Valley Trust offering supervision to our Counsellors.  The Valley Trust is incredibly lucky to have an excellent team of Supervisors who work monthly with our Counsellors, following BACP guidelines. Aside from

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New Counsellor working with Valley Trust

Welcome to our new Counsellor Vivianne Hillsdon We are delighted to welcome Vivianne Hillsdon to our team of Counsellors.  Vivianne has a wealth of relevant experience in supporting children within the school setting, having spent eight years building trusted and emotionally supportive relationships with challenging and vulnerable

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Rehab 4 Alcoholism

The Valley Trust always welcomes contact from other charities and organisations that work to help vulnerable children and young adults with all aspects of their health and well-being. Rehab 4 Alcoholism is a free and impartial helpline for people troubled with drug and alcohol issues.  Rehab 4

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Welcome to our newest Counsellor, Natalie Anderson

We are pleased to welcome Natalie Anderson to our team of Counsellors.  Natalie will be helping to provide Counselling at a secondary school in Guildford for one day a week.  Natalie has over 15 years of experience working with 13-25 year olds in counselling, 1-1 support and

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Winter Newsletter 2017

Life Story Training The Valley Trust is committed to encouraging continued professional development for the Counsellors who deliver our service.  We recently hosted a day of Life Story Training with over two thirds of our Counsellors in attendance.  We were delighted to welcome Sharon Tilling from The

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The Valley Trust is delighted to be working with ACS Cobham International

The Valley Trust is delighted to be working with ACS Cobham International. We are incredibly pleased to hear such positive feedback from the School, ““We approached Valley Trust for our counselling provision in summer 2017 following excellent recommendations from other schools. We met with Sarah and were

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Summer Newsletter 2017

Child Counselling and Mental Health Recently the media have seized upon the lack of mental health provision with numerous statistics such as 1 in 10 school children needing help and “celebrities” from Prince Harry to Aaron Lennon having undertaken or in need of professional counselling.  Media exposure

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Winter Newsletter 2016

Paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing. Some people call this awareness “mindfulness”. Professor Mark Williams, former director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, says that “Most of us

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New Coordinator joins Valley Trust

Sarah Hurst Valley Trust

Valley Trust welcomes Sarah Hurst as the new Coordinator who joined the Trust in September 2016.  Sarah replaces Sally Fisher, who after 4 years as Coordinator, left to further her career in other fields. Sarah will deal with the day to day running of the charity and

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