At Young Somerset, we have Wellbeing Practitioners (community and school based) who are trained in Low-Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (LI-CBT) for mild to moderate mental health difficulties.
The practitioners use practical methods, tools and techniques, to help the young person learn ways of coping with anxiety, low mood and phobias. You may be offered support in a group or 1:1.
Wellbeing Practitioners can work with individuals/groups to provide interventions in cases of…
If you are looking for support for the above, counselling may be better suited at this time. Counselling provides a space to process your feelings and allows you to reflect on things which have happened in the past.
For issues with bullying, we recommend that you speak to your school or college.Low intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (LI-CBT) requires a commitment on the part of the young person to engage, complete the practice tasks and attend every session for the therapy to be successful. Therapy should usually be completed within a 6-8 week time frame.
If you'd like to request wellbeing support click on the options below to complete an online form.
Please note, we are not a crisis service and there is a waiting list for our LI-CBT support. If you need immediate help, please call 999. Please click here for more support https://www.youngsomerset.org.uk/need-support-immediately
If you need any help completing the form please contact [email protected]
If you are aged 18 and below and would like to request support from our Wellbeing Service, click here. If for any reason you are not eligible for our Wellbeing Service, we will put you in touch with another service that may be able to support you.
If you are a parent / guardian of a young person (aged under 18) and you would like to refer a young person to our Wellbeing Service click here
If you're a GP, Social Worker, School Staff or PFSA and you'd like to refer a young person (18 and under) to our Wellbeing Service, click here.
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As a charity we are keen to ensure that our funds are spent effectively. Each DNA costs us approximately £128 and this is money and time that could have been spent on supporting other young people, especially as demand for our services is high.