Psychology Services


Hillside School has an independent Counselling Psychologist who provides the following services:

  • One-to-one therapeutic sessions with our young people, which applies an attachment-based therapeutic approach assisting our young people in building trust with important people in their life. This approach focuses on coping with trauma, expressing emotions, help with anxiety, and improving overall wellbeing and functioning
  • Psychological assessment of young people and reports for Reviews and Children's Hearings
  • Individual support to young people and their families
  • In-house training for staff on , for example: attachment, stress, trauma and resilience
  • Facilitating regular reflective practice group sessions with care and educational staff