Are you worried about your child’s mental health, emotional well-being or behaviour?
Parenting can be hugely rewarding but it can also be really hard work, especially if you think your child is unhappy or you are worried about them.
CHELTENHAM – GLOUCESTER – FOREST OF DEAN
For parents of young people aged 11-18 living in Gloucestershire struggling with mental health, emotional well-being and behavioural issues.
Groups are weekly for six weeks and last 1.5 hours – daytime and evening groups available.
Each group will be led by 2 facilitators who are fully-trained and experienced in parenting and young people’s mental health. Parents are encouraged to commit to all 6 sessions to gain the most benefit out of the group.
Developed by TIC+ Senior Counsellor Romina Bacon, the group is designed to inform and support parents, helping them to understand their child’s distress and discover effective strategies to improve their resilience. The group is also an opportunity for parents going through similar experiences to encourage, support and learn from each other in a safe and friendly environment.
To reserve your place on one of our groups please complete the online Parent Support Group Referral Form.
Please note: due to limited places:
- Groups must be booked in advance
- Parents are encouraged to commit to all 6 sessions to gain the most benefit out of the group.
- Each group will close to new members after the second session.
- Only one parent per family can attend each group.
“I would just like to say a massive thank you to you all at TIC+ for being so supportive towards my daughter. Although it’s only words of thanks, my wife and I really appreciated what you did for us as it has given us a little understanding as to why our daughter felt the way…
“I’ve come away each week with new ideas and tools to try at home and I’ve made a few new friends with other parents in the group!”
“It’s helped to know I’m not the only one and that I’m doing ok…”
“This was the best course I have ever been on. It has made a dramatic difference to our life.”