Humiliation Does Not Work: Parents & Professionals

When dealing with an overly confident, arrogant young person, it can be tempting to humble them by taking an opportunity to humiliate them and you may even feel justified in taking this action. If you think back on your own life experiences, you will likely remember a time[…]

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Help Young People Make Decisions: Parents & Professionals

As well as sharing a decision making strategy with you, we’ll be reflecting on NLP4Kids from seven years ago. Back in the pre-covid days, I used to run an even in London where I would do a demonstration of a decision making strategy to encourage people who were[…]

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The Dangers of Too Many Choices: Parents & Professionals

We know that when someone feels overwhelmed, they may be more likely to get anxious and feel under pressure. Whilst me might see having choices as advantageous, too many choices can definitely induce overwhelm. Have you heard of choice overload? This is when there are so many choices[…]

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Stop it with The Labels!: Parents & Professionals

Since the birth of modern psychology in 1879, there have been more refined and accurate diagnosis of mental health difficulties and learning differences. As awareness of these have increase, so has casual labelling of traits that we recognise from the world of psychology.  However, having a label –[…]

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Creating Responsible Attitudes: Parents & Professionals

In this video, I’m sharing a strategy that we use at NLP4Kids to get young people to feel empowered to take more responsibility. It’s extremely simple but all of the steps are important to do to ensure it works effectively.  The key thing to remember is that if[…]

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Under Pressure: Parents & Professionals

A few days ago the UK government released a white paper detailing their goals to help more primary aged children meet the expected standards in Education. This has lead many to ask the question: How do we improve standards with our increasing the levels of pressure and stress[…]

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How to Handle Resistance to Resolution: Parents & Professionals

I have 3 tips to dealing with resistance to resolution. Resistance to resolution is when a young person is not compliant with the ideas or strategies you offer that would obviously make their lives better! Sometimes this happens not because the young person is resistant to improving themselves[…]

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Why Your Children Won’t Talk To You!

In my therapy clinic in Hertfordshire, one of the most common questions is “why won’t my children talk to me?” These parents are dealing with children who have anger, anxiety, sleeping problems and all sort of things! Many parents stress that the child or young person won’t tell[…]

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Dealing with Repetitive Behaviours and OCD Tendencies: Parents and Professionals

Here are 9 tips for helping a young person who has some obsessive or repetitive tendencies in how they behave. Whilst this is not a video specifically for OCD, it may still have some benefits. Often we use the term OCD without a diagnosis and to describe repetitive[…]

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Talking about Grandparents

Talking about Grandparents https://youtu.be/9EGkI31tFbY The National Brain Appeal raises funds to advance treatment and research at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Institute of Neurology – together known as ‘Queen Square.’ Our vision is to improve the outcome and quality of life for the one[…]

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