Social Skills Development for Children

Navigating the complexities of social interactions can be a challenging journey for young children. While some seem to effortlessly blend into social settings, others may find themselves grappling with the intricacies of social cues, communication, and relationship-building. At Bridges Therapy Centre in Hendon, Canary Wharf, Muswell Hill, Central London and Cambridge, we provide dedicated therapy to help young children struggling with their social skills development.

Developing social skills is a crucial aspect of childhood growth, influencing not only how children connect with their peers but also how they perceive themselves and their place in the world. Recognising the signs of poor social skills is crucial for early intervention and support, which can include:


  • Difficulty making friends
  • Limited eye contact and body language
  • Struggles with understanding social cues
  • A lack of empathy
play therapy london

How We Can Help

Here at Bridges, our team of skilled therapists in London provide tailored support for children struggling with social skills development. Through structured and guided play therapy, children can learn essential social skills such as sharing, turn-taking, and cooperation in a safe and supportive environment.


Our Approach

At Bridges Therapy Centre, we prioritise an approach that encompasses the child’s emotional, cognitive, and social well-being. Our child therapists utilise evidence-based techniques and interventions to foster meaningful connections and empower children to thrive in social settings. Play therapy allows children to express themselves freely, explore emotions, and develop problem-solving skills vital for social interactions. We also offer early intervention to foster positive social development in children. Our therapists work closely with families to identify areas of concern and implement targeted interventions to support social skill acquisition from a young age.


Contact Us

If your young child is struggling to acquire social skills, speak to our team today to arrange a free 15 minute informal consultation, and learn more about how we can support their journey towards improved social skills.


7 + 8 =

Bridges Therapy Centre - Hendon, London, NW4 - English & Hebrew Counselling & Therapy Services

The contents on this site is for information only, and is not meant to substitute the advice of your own physician or other medical professional