Snakes and Ladders

Creative Therapy & Coaching for Adults and Young People

Play Therapy for Children 3 +

Climb Higher with Therapy


It can be said that therapy and coaching can be like a game of

Snakes and Ladders

once you have reached square 1 you will never go back to zero,

you may encounter some Snakes along the way although,

as you go forward you will climb the Ladders that will take you closer to where you want to be

Is today the day to roll the dice and begin your therapy journey?

We can help you, or your child with...


  • Bereavement 

  • Loss through divorce/separation of parents, partner or siblings, job loss etc..

  • Attachment or separation issues

  • Experiences of trauma,  the effects of PTSD

  • Effects of adverse childhood experience/s including emotional, physical and or sexual abuse

  • Struggling to settle/fit after moving area, home and/or school

  • Depression and anxiety and panic attacks

  • Displays of anger and aggressive behaviours

  • Hyper-vigilance, inability to concentrate, dissociation (zone out)

  • Struggles to interact with others, converse or play

  • Not reaching potential socially, academically or in career

  • Effects of bullying

  • Effect of experiencing inappropriate behaviour or if behaving in inappropriate ways

  • Risk of exclusion from education or job

  • Irrational feelings, displays

  • Stress, fear or phobias

  • Nightmares, flashbacks, disturbed sleep

  • General unhappiness, distress and often being upset over seemingly small things

 Therapy for Children & Young People & Adults

We work with children from 3 years up,

young people and adults.


Where possible we work with children in a private space within their school or nursery.

Children, Young people and adults can be seen at our

 We offer weekday, weekend and evening appointments.

Telephone counselling is also available for adults.

We take referrals from individuals, parents, schools, nurseries, colleges, local authority, GP's, health services, social services.

School Areas We Cover 

   School Areas We Cover


If your area is not listed please, do ask


Barnet, East Barnet, Brunswick Park, Whetstone, Totteridge, Southgate, Elstree,   Bushy, Borehamwood, Shenley, Radlett, London Colney, South Mimms, Colney Heath, Potters Bar, Little Heath,      

East Finchley, Church End,  North Finchley, West Finchley, Golders Green   Hendon,  Mill Hill, Edgware, Burnt Oak, West Hendon, Colindale, Kingsbury, Stanmore, Watford, Oxhey, South Oxhey, Northwood, Hatch End, 

Kings Langley, Abbots Langley, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Redbourn,    

Welwyn Garden City, Wheathampstead, Harpenden 

Adults, Children & Young People can be seen at our 

Snakes and Ladders Therapy Centre

Potters Bar, Herts

If your area is not listed please ask

"We genuinely love our work, nothing gives us more pleasure than to see our clients work through their issues and come out the other side feeling more content and fulfilled"

Why work with Snakes and Ladders?


At least 1 in 4 people in will have a diagnosable mental health difficulty

Many more will be struggling with psychological difficulties such as attachment disorders and trauma-related symptoms which have an impact on their lives and relationships these may include insecurity, anxiety,

lacking emotional regulation and low self-esteem from childhood into adulthood.

We are passionate about what we do


We use a holistic creative client-led approach. 

For all our clients whatever their age or background we  keep your well-being, confidentiality and comfort at the heart of everything we do.

We offer good value 


Budgets are tighter than ever, many schools use Pupil Premium funding to pay for children's therapy.

Effective early interventions have a long-term impact on emotional well-being, although it's never too late to begin your therapy journey

We work in your area


We work with children in their own school where possible to minimise disruption to the school day and avoid long journeys for busy parents.

Our Potters Bar therapy centre is conveniently located off the high street.