A Day in the Life of a Centrepoint Therapist During COVID-19

15 May, 2020

Our health team are a fundamental part of the work we do at Centrepoint. So much has changed for them – and the young people they support – since Coronavirus hit. Here, Centrepoint therapist Monica walks us through what a normal day looks like for her in the midst of the pandemic.

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A day in the life: Stephen Geale, Senior Psychotherapist

10 October, 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day and, coincidentally, World Homelessness Day. With this in mind, we thought there was no better time to speak to our Senior Psychotherapist, Stephen Geale, who works as part of London’s Health & Wellbeing team, about what it’s like to work for Centrepoint and why mental health services are such an important part of what we offer.

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All I Want For Christmas: 'Found Families' Make The Festive Period Worth Celebrating

18 December, 2019

Former Centrepoint resident Dale Taylor-Gentles tells us why Christmas can often feel like the loneliest time of year for young people without a stable family structure, and how the idea of a 'Found Family' meant he could look forward to the holidays again.

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Breaking the cycle of abuse

03 December, 2018

This year, 25 November-10 December marks the international campaign of 16 Days Against Domestic Viol…

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Centrepoint at the Chelsea Flower Show

22 May, 2019

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is an incredible annual show held every year and admired by people acros…

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Creating Safe Spaces for homeless LGBTQ+ Youths

14 February, 2020

LGBT young people make up 24% of the youth homeless population. February marks LGBT Awareness Month, and so we're asking the all-important question: how can we ensure we create safe spaces for members of the LGBTQ+ community without a place to stay?

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Here's How Our Health Team Are Coping During Lockdown

22 May, 2020

So much of the Centrepoint health team’s work is carried out face-to-face with young people, meaning that, since Covid-19 took hold, it was essential for the team to pivot – and quickly – to a virtual way of working. Here's how they managed it.

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It's time to talk about mental health

06 February, 2019

Elena Derbyshire, Mental Health Advisor at Centrepoint, explains how we can challenge stigma and get…

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More Needs To Be Done To Support The UK's Young Carers

30 January, 2020

For Young Carers Awareness day, here's what it's like to be a young carer for someone you love - and what we can do to help.

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PIE: An Introduction To 'Psychologically Informed Environments'

23 August, 2019

Centrepoint has implemented a ‘Psychologically Informed Environment’ (PIE) across the organisation. Here, Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist Dr Helen Miles, explains what this will mean for the charity and our homeless young people. 

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Supporting homeless young people's mental health at Christmas

21 December, 2018

Christmas is often a difficult time for the young people we support at Centrepoint.

Elena Derbyshir…

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The Food Point: Centrepoint's Social Supermarket

26 September, 2018

Nadeen Haidar and Isabel Rice, Centrepoint's dietitians, introduce The Food Point – our pioneering n…

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The Food Point: One year on

16 September, 2019

Here, we take a look back over the success of the social supermarket and why it's so invaluable to the young people Centrepoint supports.

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UGLY Tribe: understanding girls like you

08 March, 2019

This International Women’s Day, Letricia Black, life coach and founder of U.G.L.Y Tribe, introduces …

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