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Life skills

We provide a range of services related to life skills and preparation for adulthood. Our life skills services include: assessments, interventions, training and consultation.

Who is suitable for life skills services?

Our life skills services are suitable for a broad range of individuals, including young people who:

We work with young people aged 16 - 25 in employment, training and further education.

Life skills services

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What are the benefits of life skills services?

Our life skills services are bespoke for each individual and setting, helping to maximise:

Life skills are essential for children and young people to become happy, safe and ready for life’s challenges.

Initial discussion

To get started arrange an initial discussion with one of our psychologists.

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Our process

At HSR Psychology we ensure that we meet the needs of children and young people. To achieve this we ensure that any specific assessments, intervention, or direct work, is only carried out following an initial discussion.

An initial discussion allows us to understand the background and your expectations of our involvement. Having an initial discussion ensures any services we provide appropriately identify or address needs.

Our process for any specific assessments, intervention, or direct work is as follows:

Step 1: Contact us

We will usually be contacted by the child or young person, parent or carer, or another professional (eg education or health).

You can contact us or complete a referral

Step 2: Arrange an initial discussion

An initial discussion allows us to understand the background and your expectations of our involvement. Arrange an initial discussion

Step 3: Review our recommendations

Following an initial discussion we will send you an email that includes:

  • Next steps recommendations - to provide a bespoke package of support. For example:
    • Assessments
    • Reports
    • Information gathering
    • Meeting
    • Interventions
    • Consultancy
    • Reviews
  • Costing - we will provide costings for any services recommended.

Step 4: Let's get started

On receipt of the next steps recommendations and costing you can decide how to proceed. Once you have decided contact us to arrange the chosen services.

What happens during life skills work?

Specific work will be discussed during an initial discussion when needs and requirements are better understood. Please see examples of life skills work below.

For individuals

Life skills work is bespoke according to an individual’s needs and circumstances, which means that the content of the sessions will vary. During life skills work we may carry out assessments, interventions, or put practical recommendations into place. We can also provide consultation to home, education or community settings around an individual’s specific needs and requirements.

For groups

When life skills work takes place within a group it facilitates the promotion of social skills and provides peer support during activities. Group work will include encouraging children and young people to support each other when developing life skills. Through supporting each other they are learning the life skill of supporting and encouraging others. Group work can also provide a safe space to try out new or developing life skills which helps individuals who become anxious at the thought of trying new things. Working with peers also encourages the sharing of strategies which may already be helping a member of the group.

For organisations and education settings

Usually life skills work for organisations and education settings involves supporting the widespread of good practice to embed life skills throughout the education setting. Our consultancy services are bespoke for each education setting and can include; training, policies and advice. Promoting life skills through education helps young people to become happy, safe and ready for life’s challenges.

What happens after life skills work?

After life skills work an individual should have, or be developing, the appropriate life skills required for their situation. Follow up support is available should needs or circumstances change.

Life skills services prepare individuals for adulthood, further education, independence and employment. Life skills services include; assessments, interventions, consultancy and training. To arrange an initial discussion or to find out more please contact us.

Arrange an initial discussion

Arrange an initial discussion to find out how we can benefit your education setting. The initial discussion lasts 2 hours and is a starting point to identify needs. The cost is £195.

  • No waiting lists
  • Experienced psychologists
  • Includes recommendation summary

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Next steps...

Ready to get started? The next step is to speak to our team to find out more about the services we provide and how we can help. Call us on 0161 820 9229 or email

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