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Adolescent Support Clinic
We Understand

"Supporting young people and families in Southend and Essex"

Helen Goddard

Helen Goddard

Helen has been working with children for over 18 years. She has a wide variety of experience which includes teaching in schools and colleges from preschool to adult education and facilitating parent & child classes.

Helen uses counselling and therapeutic play to work with children aged 2 -10 years.

"Play therapy is based upon the fact that play is the child’s natural medium for self-expression. It is an opportunity for the child to “play out” his feelings and problems just as, in certain types of adult therapy, an individual “talks out” his difficulties"

Virginia Axline, Play Therapy, 1969