Mind Mid and North East Essex – Children and Young People’s Service

Mind Mid and North East Essex run a service for children and young people aged 5 to 18.  They can help with things like bullying, low mood, drug and alcohol worries, emotions, family problems, anxiety and anger.

One to one support

They offer one to one support for children and young people aged 5 to 18 years in some schools. Please contact Mind Mid and North East Essex for more information.

Private counselling

They also run a private counselling service in Colchester and Clacton for children and young people aged 5 to 18.

For young people, a safe space is provided to express, explore and process difficult emotions and experiences through creative and therapeutic interventions.

For children, a safe environment is provided to play, draw and talk about their experiences in order to make sense of their emotional world, to grow and to develop.

The cost per session is £40 (payable on the day).

A counselling session lasts for 30 to 45 minutes for a 5 to 8 year old, and up to 50 minutes for a 9 to 18 year old.


Who the service provides for

5 to 18 year olds.


Phone number

01206 764600

Operational locations

  • Braintree
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester
  • Maldon
  • Tendring