Therapeutic & Mental Health Services 


Individual Counselling

Our counsellors work with children and young people to assist them with explore their concerns utilising creative & play techniques alongside talking therapy enabling positive change through choice and emotional development.

Working to increase 'Resilience and ability to manage life challenges positively.   ​



Children's Accelerated Trauma - CATT

As recognised by NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) 

CATT is an internationally applied and well-established child-centred technique for treating developmental trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The technique uses an arts/play based approach, underpinned by neurobiological theory.

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 Adult Counselling 

A free counselling service provided by trainee counsellors on placement. Short or Long Term Counselling offerred



Individual Emotional Wellbeing Sessions

 At Butterflies we recognise that not every child, young person, parent or carer wants or needs therapeutic intervention they need support to explore and find a solution to day to day worries.  


Sessions offered with our qualified Mental Health Practitioner 

Sessions are for 45 minutes 
10 - 13 years  - Low Cost

14 - 18 years - Free  

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Individual Equine Emotional Wellbeing Sessions

Being around and handling horses can offer incredible benefits to young people dealing with mental health issues. Being around horses has been proven to reduce our stress levels.

Sessions are for 45 minutes 

7 - 12 years 



Bullying Prevention Programme


Helping children to recognise and respect the differences in one another.  By understanding that everyone has something valuable to offer, children learn acceptance, tolerance, respect, and understanding of others.


This innovative program is the first of its kind to teach bullying prevention using animal-assisted activities with miniature therapy horses