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.
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.
Anger is a powerful emotion, it can be frightening to see your child in a rage. However, it is normal and acceptable for children to feel angry from time to time.
At Butterflies we work to support the child or young person to understand their anger, exploring triggers, the impact anger has on self and others. Supporting them to learn the how to self-regulate this emotion by using a 'Mindful Approach,' and working towards positive change.
Equine Assisted Learning Workshops
run during the school holidays
Where children work with horses to learn social skills, communication, assertiveness, teamwork, cooperation, goal setting or problem-solving skills...clink on link below:
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.
By instilling these core values and encouraging good character, Just Say Whoa® to Bullying builds a foundation of understanding and promotes a positive social environment, which – in turn – fosters kindness and good citizenship.
This innovative program is the first of its kind to teach bullying prevention using animal-assisted activities with miniature therapy horses
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