Earthwise Project – mental health awareness & stigma video

Please stop by and watch this video – made by and for young people to tackle the stigma of mental health. I’ve been involved with this project from the view of safeguarding but also as a youth programme leader and it has been a wonderful experience! Finding new ways to work with young people – using nature connection at the core – always reveals fascinating results. Well done to all of the young folks taking part 🙂

The Outdoor Teacher

ImageWe wanted to share with you a video made by young people who attended our Earthwise Project, a partnership project between Circle of Life Rediscovery and the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – young poeple attended a number of Youth Leadership trainings in the Outdoors where we shared our experiences, made fire, played games and created a fun and safe space to be together.  Its seems that when we are outdoors, its  a welcoming space where people can be who they are, and feel they belong.  This video was made by young people for young people about raising the awareness of mental health issues and what you can do about this.  They wanted it to get out to as many people as possible to spread thier message – to ask people to challenge stigma and prejudice and for us all to know that whilst we may have issues…

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Published by Ed Elf Child Therapy Ltd

Paediatric Hypnotherapist specialising in helping Neurodiverse children and young adults to develop positive self identity, contribution to society and rich mental wealth. Trains other Hypnotherapists to work effectively with children and young adults of all neurotypes ( Ex assistant headteacher at an SEN specialist school, experienced in promoting Positive Behaviour and developing emotional resilience and literacy. Enhanced DBS check, fully licenced and insured and registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council, the Professional Standards Agency, the International Society of Paediatric Hypnotherapists and the National Hypnotherapy Society. During Covid I am working online via video link. 1:1, family and small group sessions available using Hypnotherapy, combined with interventions such as Protective Behaviours, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Counselling, Restorative Practice and Zones of Regulation to address issues such as meltdowns and outbursts; self regulation, anxiety and distress, anger, depression, self harm, trauma, attachment and social/emotional communication, psychosomatic symptoms, bedwetting, and emotionally based school refusal. Get in touch for more information and an informal initial consultation, with no obligation.

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