Place2Be's work has been transforming lives for over 25 years.
Read the stories of children, young people, counsellors and school staff across the UK.
Mohammed experienced anxiety and struggled to leave his house. Seeing a counsellor helped to build his confidence.
Five-year-old Poppy lived away from her parents and wasn’t sleeping well. Counselling helped her to cope with her situation.
Eight-year-old Charlotte struggled to make friends in her new school. Seeing a counsellor helped to bring back her confidence.
After Joe’s parents separated, he felt unsettled at home. Counselling helped him adapt to change.
After being evicted, counselling helped eight-year-old Sofia to feel supported and cope with the changes in her life.
Eight-year-old Matthew witnessed his mum change due to alcohol. Counselling helped him to feel safe and listened to.
Amy talks about the important role of play in helping to understand what's happening in a child's world.
During her placement, Cecilia saw the life-changing impact of working therapeutically with children.
Susanne talks about her journey towards becoming a counsellor, and the invaluable support she received.
School Staff Stories
Specialist support has benefited our staff and pupils - and families now engage with the service too.
Over the past 10 years, Place2Be has helped support the complex needs of the children in our school.
For 10 years, Place2Be has been making a huge difference to our school community.
News & blogs
Black Lives Matter - statement from Place2Be
A statement from Place2Be's CEO on the Derek Chauvin trial verdict, and our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.READ MORE
Looking behind the behaviour – how children communicate
In an extract from the Mental Health Champions – Foundation programme, we explore how children communicate with behaviour.READ MORE
Stress Awareness Month - it's time to look after yourself
Our free online training will help teachers and school staff to support their pupils, and their own, mental health.READ MORE