Program: Therapeutic Therapy for SEN Journey Stress Relief
Session 1: Setting the Stage for Emotional Healing
- Welcome and introductions.
- Delve into personal narratives: Understanding challenges and areas of stress related to the SEN process.
- Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH): Harnessing its power for stress and anxiety relief.
- Goal-setting for emotional well-being.
- Relaxation techniques to practice at home.
Session 2: Reframing Mindsets and Strengthening Resilience
- Navigating the emotional terrain of SEN challenges.
- Introduction to Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT): Transforming negative beliefs related to the SEN journey.
- Resilience-building exercises tailored to the unique pressures of SEN advocacy.
- Interactive activities to instil confidence and emotional balance.
Session 3: Communication: The Bridge to Understanding
- The art and science of effective communication within the SEN framework.
- Assertive communication techniques to voice your child’s needs confidently.
- Role-playing: Practicing communication strategies in real-world SEN scenarios.
Session 4: Prioritising Mental Well-being and Self-Care
- Recognizing the emotional toll of the SEN journey.
- Mindfulness and relaxation techniques are specific to SEN-related stress.
- Strategies for maintaining mental equilibrium amidst SEN challenges.
- Practical CBH exercises to manage anxiety spikes during the SEN process.
Session 5: Tackling Challenges with Therapeutic Tools
- Deep dive into common SEN-related challenges and emotional responses.
- Collaborative problem-solving: Sharing experiences and crowd-sourcing solutions.
- Utilizing CBH and REBT tools to navigate setbacks and emotional lows.
- Equipping parents with a therapeutic toolkit to approach SEN challenges with a calm mind.
Session 6: Embracing Growth and Nurturing Hope
- Reflecting on emotional growth and resilience-building milestones achieved during the program.
- Sharing personal victories and transformative moments.
- Group discussions: Best practices and therapeutic strategies that resonated.
- Concluding with a tranquil relaxation session: Leaving parents with a renewed sense of hope and emotional fortitude for the ongoing SEN journey.
Throughout the 6-session program, parents will learn practical tools and techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH), Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), and Relaxation to navigate the world of Education Child SEN more confidently. By incorporating relaxation sessions by the stream, parents will experience a sense of peace and rejuvenation, fostering a positive outlook and resilience as they advocate for their child’s educational needs.
I am based in South London, I run many of the sessions online, which avoids logistical challenges.
In short, we can arrange these, if geographically workable for you. There will be a renting surcharge to cover the additional cost of the session. Details can be found on the fees page.
The role of the initial assessment in session 1, is in partnership with you the client, is to build the case formulation and development of a treatment plan. This plan will be a working document that will change over the course of all therapy sessions.
Therapies and strategies employed, will be selected to meet the treatment plan goals and objectives.
No 2 therapy sessions are alike.
No therapy can guarantee 100% success. This is not unique to talking therapies, even clinical medicines have an efficacy of far below 100%.
In Therapy we will develop together SMART goals which are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and time bound.
Learning to reframe and cope with a pressing issue is sometimes what is necessary to rebalance mental health and to live a life that is acceptable and manageable.
Real problems require real solutions, and many problems involve factors to which we have no control over. To borrow the wise words from psychologist Viktor Frankl
“WHEN WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO CHANGE A SITUATION, WE ARE CHALLENGED TO CHANGE OURSELVES.”
On balance, sessions run for an on average of 6 sessions.
This approach to therapy is not designed to become someone’s life support, that rolls in year in year out.
The plan is to define a treatment plan in session 1, agree goals and objectives and set about to achieve those objectives in the following sessions.
When things are not working. The plan is reviewed and amended where necessary.