At MindJam our primary focus is to support young people’s emotional well-being. We believe that the key to doing so is by engaging them in a world in which they feel safe and comfortable, namely video games. We support young people between the ages 6 – 25.
Our mentors’ shared passion for gaming provides a platform to build a trusting, long-lasting relationship from which we can support their individual needs, whether emotional or SEN. All mentors are experienced and trained in supporting neurodivergent individuals including autistic young people and other additional needs such as PDA, ADHD, anxiety, stress and trauma.
Support can take many different forms; it can be playing Fortnite, Minecraft or Roblox. Or through developing a digital skill such as game design, 3D design, digital art, animation, music editing or video editing. However, our focus for all mentees is the same – to support
We’re proud to work with: A2E Surrey CC, alternative provision for North Yorkshire CC, NHS Kent, Oxfordshire CC, Vale of Glamorgan CC, Cornwall CC, Cambridge CC, Nottinghamshire CC, Hertfordshire CC, Wiltshire CC, Doncaster CC, Red Balloon Learner Center, and many other specialist schools and councils. Also, we were a nominated finalist for Bafta Mentor of the Year 2021 and are nominated for the National Diversity Awards 2022.
Being a parent to a neurodivergent child or a child suffering anxiety can often be challenging, stressful and isolating. We believe it is vitally important to look after your own mental health to be the best support for your child. We are now proud to offer counselling for parents with one of our excellent counsellors. If you would like to enquire about sessions please get in touch for more information.
For answers to our most commonly asked questions regarding sessions, please visit the FAQs page.
We'd love to hear from you.
If you would like our team to get in touch with you to discuss how we can help you and your young people through our services, please feel free to fill out our contact form, and we will be in touch as soon as possible to talk you through enrolling with one of our mentors or counsellors