How We Can Help

What We Support:

At Tolworth, we support students who come to us with a range of different experiences and backgrounds. We therefore support students with a variety of problems, some of which include:

  • Anxiety
  • Low Mood & Depression
  • Bereavement & Loss
  • Confidence & Self-Esteem
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Social Skills
  • Sensory sensitivities
  • Anger
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Sleep Difficulties
  • General Stress
  • Self-Harm
  • Trauma
  • Organisational & Time Management skills

 

How We Offer Support:

At Tolworth, we offer a variety of different interventions to help support student mental health. We recognize that every student is unique, and therefore offer a diverse range of support options:

Support Options include:

1-1 Support Our Student Support Workers work one-to-one with students who need additional out of classroom support with conditions such as anxiety and low mood.
Group Work A range of group work interventions are offered at different times throughout the year on topics such as Exam Anxiety, Social Skills Support, Emotional Resilience, and Behaviour Support.
Drawing and Talking Therapy At Tolworth, two Advanced Drawing and Talking practitioners work with students experiencing low mood, trauma, and anxiety. Drawing and Talking Therapy can be a suitable alternative for students who struggle with talking only support. Sand therapy is also available.
Educational Wellbeing Practitioners EWP’s work with students suffering with low mood and anxiety, and provide low intensity support for a specified duration of time. 
Art Support Our SSW’s can support student emotional wellbeing by engaging in specific art practices aimed at encouraging self-expression.
Health Link Worker The HLW supports students with varying concerns, including eating disorders, gender dysmorphia, and healthy eating habits.
Chill Space

We have a quiet relaxation room, which can be made available to students who need a short break due to emotional reasons. Students require permission to come to this space, and may only use this space when a staff member is available to supervise.

 

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