Kids Inspire

About Kids Inspire

Kids Inspire are a children’s mental health charity. We provide specialist trauma support for children and families. We want all children and families to get the support they need to recover from trauma and thrive.

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Hargrave House, Molrams Lane, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, UK

Memberships and accreditations

  • Charity Commission
  • Fundraising Regulator


09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Not available
Not available

Types of sessions offered

  • In Person
  • Online

Languages spoken

  • English

What I can help with

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Care Leavers
  • Changes in Behaviour
  • Changes to family set up
  • Confidence Concern
  • Dealing with a big life event
  • Depression
  • Difficulties making Friends
  • Eating Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Environmental Anxiety
  • Exam Pressures
  • Family Dynamics
  • Friendship Issue
  • Grief & Loss
  • Impact of Separation or Divorce
  • Impact of the Pandemic
  • Low self-confidence
  • Low self-esteem
  • Mental health issues
  • Nervousness
  • Parent Child Relationship
  • Reluctance to go to school
  • School Transitions
  • Self - Injury
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Teenage Issues
  • Tourette's Syndrome and Tics

Further information

Our Vision

All children and families deserve the mental health support they need to thrive. We provide free specialist trauma support for children and families who would not otherwise be able to afford it. Our team of specialists create a recovery plan that is suited to each child’s needs and circumstances.

Our services

Each case has a child at its centre (92% are 5-15 years old, 7% 16-18) and receives a package of support individual to their needs, consisting of one or more of the following:

Creative Arts Therapies including
• Drama
• Integrative Arts
• Music
• Dance & Movement
• Play

Trauma Resolution Therapies including:
• Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
• Children’s Accelerated Trauma Treatment (CATT)
• Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
• Theraplay
• Somatic Experiencing (SE)
• NeuroAffective Touch

Family Therapy: delivered in dyads or groups, including dyadic and systemic approaches.

Other Talk Therapies including
• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
• Transactional Analysis and Psychodynamic Counselling Groups: CREW, Balance Me, Sing My Own Song/Make My Own Music, NVR.