Alexandra Tresman MA MBACP (Accred)
Email: alex@grovecounselling.com
Tel: 01582 270 533 • M: 07946 446 176
Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Grove Counselling

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Children and Young People


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I am an experienced counsellor/psychotherapist currently working in my private practice and also accross Hertfordshire in primary & secondary schools, sixth form colleges, colleges of further education, special educational centres. My work involves face to face therapy with children and young people who are in need of support with their well being and worries.

Children and Adolescents need support in many different ways – for example:

  • School problems such as bullying, anxiety and stress
  • Family problems such as separation and divorce
  • Caring for a family member
  • Peer relationship difficulties
  • Low self esteem
  • Anger management
  • Self neglect or harm
  • Substance misuse
  • Bereavement or trauma
  • Withdrawal or depression


How I can help you?

I offer a range of therapeutic interventions such as Art therapy and Play therapy.

Play Therapy/Art Therapy helps children and Young people to:

  • Feel better about themselves
  • Make sense of difficult feelings or experiences
  • Get on better with friends and family
  • Understand their feelings
  • Find healthier ways of coping with challenges life brings
  • Reduce levels of risk and harm
  • Find a positive attitude to learning
  • To develop better ways to cope
  • Increase confidence and resilience
  • And change patterns of behaviour