Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire, Luton

Relate children and young people counselling is a confidential, targeted one to one service for children and young people aged 5 to 21 years.

The service is available to young people who are experiencing personal, emotional, and/or mental health difficulties that cause distress. These difficulties may include the following presentations or clinical conditions:

  • Disorders of thinking, mood and ability to regulate and function at home or school or in community
  • Deliberate self-harm and / or suicide attempts and / or suicidal thoughts
  • Withdrawn or anxious behaviours, with or without panic attacks
  • Unhappiness and depression
  • The use of drugs, alcohol and/or other substances
  • Attachment disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Post traumatic stress
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Teenage pregnancy

Appointments are up to 50 minutes on a weekly basis.