Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing

ART Brokerage can provide up to date information on which agencies are currently delivering theses services and can often secure places on your behalf:  or 01202 458012   

Counselling Services for:

  • Anger Management in teens
  • Attachment
  • Bereavement
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Family Breakdown
  • Relationship Breakdown
  • Substance Misuse

Types of Therapy Include:

  • Group Work
  • One to one support
  • Mentoring
  • Art, Drama, Play and talking therapies

CAMHs (Community Adolescent Mental Health)

Emotional Health and Well Being Services in Dorset which provides assessment and treatment to children and young people and their families who are experiencing mild or emerging problems. Or who are suffering significant impairment due to mental illness, or emotional and behavioural difficulties.  Please see 'Referral Support and Guidance'.


Early Help Training Opportunities

Mental Health 1st Aid - This is a two day course, the skills and techniques are suitable for use with children and young people over the age of eight years.

Understanding and Working with Attachment Problems -  This two-day course raises awareness and understanding of attachment issues in a practical way, empowering practitioners to engage with children, young people and their families to support them in building positive attachments, self-esteem and resilience. 

Attachment Parenting Programme - This is a two day course designed to equip practitioners with the skills and knowledge to work with individual parents to help them re-build positive attachment with their children.  (You will need to have already completed 'Understanding and Working with Attachment Problems' either as a stand-a-lone course or as part of the six day 'Building Healthy Emotional Development for Children and Young People'.)

Get the Best from Yourself & Others; and Coaching Skills - This two day workshop gives you the opportunity to explore how what makes you an individual, can also hold you back or drive you forwards. The second day is an interactive workshop which gives you the opportunity to learn and practise the skills coaches use to achieve positive and motivating results with clients of varying ages, personalities and life experiences.

​To check dates and book places

Follow this link to see all available courses with the Early Help Partnership Workforce Development Programme.


Other Useful Contacts and Resources

Self-referral for 18+

Information and Resources  Anna Freud, National Centre for Children & Families

Advice and support for young people and parents 

Mental Health - Advice for Parents and Teachers of secondary age children

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Supporting in secondary schools

Mental Health & Wellbeing - A resource for teachers and practitioners to improve children's and young people’s understanding of their wellbeing

FREE Tool and Resources​ for working with children, young people and their parents.​​