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.
11-year-old Ceri was anxious about going to school. Counselling helped ease her worries, and prepare her for secondary school.
8-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.
Amy was 11-years-old when met her Place2Be Counsellor. 5 years later, she wrote a letter to her, thanking her for the life-changing support.
After George’s dad passed away, counselling helped him to cope with his loss and express how he was feeling.
5-year-old Poppy lived away from her parents and wasn’t sleeping well. Counselling helped her to cope with her situation.
8-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
Citi's e for education campaign to support Place2Be
Place2Be has been selected as one of thirteen charities to benefit from Citi’s 9th Annual ‘e for education’ campaign.READ MORE
Celebrating 20 years of Place2Be in Scotland
This year marks 20 years since Place2Be first started working with schools in Scotland.READ MORE
Supporting your child after the death of a loved one
Place2Be School Project Manager, Husna Rahman, shares her experience of supporting her child through the loss of a loved one.READ MORE