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    The Children's Consultancy
    Psychotherapy and Counselling for Children and Adolescents
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    Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
    For Children and Adolescents Up To Age 18
Waiting List

Due to increased demand, related to COVID-19, the Children’s Consultancy is currently operating a waiting list.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please download and complete the form on the contact page.

Prompt Assessment
The Children's Consultancy aims to ensure that enquiries will be responded to within 24 hours, and an initial consultation arranged within 2 weeks.
Specialised Approach
The Children’s Consultancy works within a network of highly qualified and experienced clinicians, providing informed services for your families individual needs
Confidence and Integrity
Our network of clinicians have undergone recognised and accredited training in their given area of Psychotherapy and Counselling, helping to provide a reliable and consistent standard of care.
Focused Care
The Children’s Consultancy has over 40 years experience working therapeutically with Children and Adolescents, from toddlers through to 18 year olds.
What is The Children's Consultancy?
About TCC

About TCC

The Children's Consultancy is an independent and private service that provides assessment, counselling, and psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents. Based in Oxfordshire, it works within a professional network of registered Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists, Adult Psychotherapists, Couples and Family Therapists, Clinical and Educational Psychologists. This provides a vast range of expertise and a wealth of experience in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Psychology. Our continuing aim is to help families and children to recover from emotional distress, moving towards lasting mental health.

The Children’s Consultancy can work collaboratively with some Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and other healthcare providers. All treatment for children and Adolescents is preceded by a comprehensive clinical assessment to ensure that treatment is offered according to their unique needs.

The Children’s Consultancy welcomes all enquiries and works with Parents, their infants and children up to age 18. If you are interested in finding out more about the assessment procedure, treatment, and available services, please fill in the contact form. Please provide a brief description of your concerns, your name, number or email address, and you will be contacted within 24 hours.


Clinical Overview

Clinical Overview

The Children’s Consultancy specialises in offering therapeutic treatment to children and Adolescents, in response to many developmental and other mental health difficulties. These include, but are not limited to;

  • Behavioural or learning difficulties, which may manifest at home or school, or both
  • Social and relational difficulties
  • Eating disorders and self harming behaviours
  • Difficulties that arise from family relationships including separation and divorce
  • Traumatic life events, including experiences of abuse
  • Phobic and obsessive behaviours
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Oppositional, aggressive and defiant behaviours
  • Attachment, separation and relationship difficulties
  • Lack of confidence and low self esteem
  • Bullying and difficulties at school
  • Stress related conditions

Special areas of difficulty include:

  • Autistic spectrum disorders including Asperger Syndrome
  • ADD and ADHD
  • Low frustration tolerance


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The Children's Consultancy
Assessment, Counselling, and Psychotherapy for Children and Young People

Therapeutic Principles

At the centre of the therapeutic approach lies the belief that the symptoms of distress Children and Adolescents experience take many forms. Counselling and Psychotherapy enables the understanding of these symptoms, and facilitates recovery from their causes.

An Informed Understanding

Prior to any treatment recommendation, a clinical assessment is conducted in order to identify the nature of the difficulties and suitability for treatment. A recommendation for an alternative approach or referral to another network clinician will be made if appropriate.