Support groups and therapy

support groups and therapy bannerCoping with a child or sibling being ill can be enormously stressful. We can provide therapeutic support to help relieve the pressure.

 

Therapy For Family Members

Counselling for parents and siblings who are struggling to cope emotionally with their child or sibling being seriously ill.

Anti-Stress Programmes For Parents 

Opportunities for parents to take a break and switch off from the constant worry, from Spa Days to coffee mornings to socials.

”I have a very stressful life, but I could not believe what I was walking into. I never imagined that the spa day would be like this, the amount of care and attention to detail in the food, the flowers, the candles and all the treatments. For one day I feel like a very important person, I feel so overwhelmed.

You can feel the buzz in the air and its so amazing that someone has given up their home for us. It’s the personal touch that is so special and that sums up Camp Simcha. My family liaison officer, its not just a job for her. The attention she gives me is incredible and I feel like I’m the only mum she deals with even though I know that I can’t be.”

Samantha, one of our Mums talking about the London Spa Day 2017

Support Groups For Parents 

We run support groups for parents with children who have various conditions such as  Type 1 Diabetes, Crohn’s and Cystic Fibrosis.

 “With Type 1 Diabetes we find that the same issues and questions arise – from brands of pumps to the impact of hormone changes to things like how travel affects their levels. As well as regular meetings, the families have a Whatsapp group which is a great way for parents to constantly connect with each other.

Head of Family Liaison Rachely Plancy

“Even though you know you are not the only one, it doesn’t feel like that, but the minute Camp Simcha came into our lives we didn’t feel alone any more. Not only did we have an amazing FLO, who I could just talk to whenever I needed, but it also enabled us to meet other parents in the same situation.

“Now I feel there are so many people I can turn to. With the support group, you can have a situation where you don’t know what to do and

 

Mia Bradley parent of a child with Type 1 Diabetes

To find out more about any of these services please contact us.