Kimberly Nofi

​FLY Wellness F.L.Y. First Love Yourself

Holistic Counseling Services 

TECHNIQUES I EMPLOY WHEN WORKING WITH CHILDREN 11 & Under:


PLAY THERAPY

YOGA

MINDFULNESS
SELF ESTEEM SKILLS

ART THERAPY

MUSIC THERAPY 



FACTS ABOUT ANXIETY AND KIDS:


1 in 10 children and young people aged 5 - 16 suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder.


Between 1 in every 12 and 1 in 15 children and young people deliberately self-harm 


There has been a big increase in the number of young people being admitted to hospital because of self harm.


Over the last ten years this figure has increased by 68% (3).
More than half of all adults with mental health problems were diagnosed in childhood. Less than half were treated appropriately at the time 


Nearly 80,000 children and young people suffer from severe depression 


Over 8,000 children aged under 10 years old suffer from severe depression 


72% of children in care have behavioural or emotional problems - these are some of the most vulnerable people in our society



RESOURCE:There is Key Data on Adolescence 2013 from the Association for Young People's Health available here which has a section, Chapter 6, dedicated to Mental Health.