Counselling with Children and Young People provides a distinctive focus on child therapy in school settings, addressing in a unique level of detail. The authors adopt a broad ecosystematic, integrative approach that takes into account the factors of family, school and wider community, placing emphasis on significant development and attachment issues.

Colleen McLaughlin


The two named authors of this book have worked for many years on the accredited programme for developing counsellors to work therapeutically with children and adolescents at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Colleen McLaughlin worked for twenty-six years on this and Carol Holliday for fifteen. This is important because this book represents what both have learned from this educational journey. The other authors in this book are either part of the team who work on the programme, past students, or supervisors.


The book is about working therapeutically with children and young people in educational and related settings. It is aimed at a specialist audience of therapists and counsellors who work, or are learning to work, with ...

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