Jessica Olive

Jessica Olive

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - East Finchley

East Finchley N2
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Update March 2022: I am currently fully booked for the 2021/22 academic year.

About me and my therapy practice

As an Integrative Child Psychotherapist, I work with individual children and young people for a variety of reasons, including to increase confidence, to support behavioural concerns, to help with friendship difficulties or any other elements that may be impacting their ability to make the most of the opportunities to grow, to learn and to form relationships with others. I use the arts to facilitate communication and I have a variety of art materials, toys and puppets for this purpose. 

My intention is to support each child to feel and make sense of their feelings, over time establishing a language to understand difficulties they might be experiencing and to support understanding of such difficulties within their family. The cooperation and support of the child’s parent(s) or carer(s) is important to achieve this.

My experience includes working with children diagnosed with ASD, ADD and ADHD as well as learning disabilities.  I have worked extensively with children and their families who have been impacted by abuse and/or neglect and I adopt a trauma-focused approach within my work.

My practice is based in East Finchley, 5 minutes from the tube station and I currently offer Saturday sessions of 50 minutes to children and young people between the ages of 4-17.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Family therapy, Integrative, Play therapy, Psychoanalytic, Relational

Clients I work with

Children, Families, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work