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Haydon Abbey School and Pre-School

We plant the seeds and help them grow

Social, Emotional & Mental Health

 ‘Drawing and Talking’ is a therapeutic intervention. Through a 12-week cycle of sessions this non-intrusive intervention allows children to bring what they need to their sessions. Utilising drawing as a way to help them express their feelings differently than in ordinary verbal language. The ‘Drawing and Talking’ therapeutic approach allows individuals to discover and communicate emotions through a non-directed technique. After completion of the ‘Drawing and Talking’ therapy, individuals are more able to control their behaviour and most importantly have higher self-esteem, allowing them to thrive in the world around them.