Stop What You’re Doing And Step Back

I am going to be asking you to do something that you might not want to do: I’m going to be asking you to stop what you are doing and take a step back. What I am really talking about here is something that’s quite difficult to describe[…]

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How to Stop Children Growing Up Too Fast: Parents and Professionals

Here are 8 top tips about how to let the children you care about make the most of their childhood and avoid somersaulting into the adult world too soon and the effects it can have if we do not proactively help children being over-exposed to adult content, material[…]

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When Education Isn’t Enough

I often see parents at my private therapy practice in Hertfordshire and we often look at the values of a ‘good parent’. I get the pair to brainstorm ideas about what key things a parent should do or provide in order to be classed as a ‘good parent’.[…]

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Behaviour or Anxiety: How to Spot The Difference

In my Hertfordshire clinic, I use my basement to deliver training for some of the NLP4Kids practitioners and I also deliver training to young people under my not-for-profit organisation Superheroes. The workshops that I’m at delivering at the moment are for young people who have issues around anxiety[…]

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Stop Being Flaky – A How To Guide For Parents and Professionals

We all know that some parents and professionals end up being flaky, but I want to share with you some of the reasons why I think it happens. The challenge with this subject area is that there is a balancing act going on between the desire to gain[…]

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Problem Spotting VS Problem Solving

I see a lot of parents and their children at my Hertfordshire therapy space and here’s what I’ve noticed: sometimes children and young people have problems. Sometimes there are issues with their behaviour, sometimes there are issues with their emotional well-being, sometimes there are issues with their health[…]

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Just Say NO!

Sometimes I’m in agreement with children that they need to have access to information: like knowing why they aren’t allowed to do or have something, why they may be disciplined, what your reasoning is behind the decisions that you make (particularly if it affects them) and why it[…]

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Children and Young People: Stick To Your Decisions

What makes someone reliable, trustworthy, someone you can depend on? Maybe it has something to do with believing their word and knowing that they will stick to their commitments. Sometimes we can be pulled in a hundred different directions with the opportunities that are presented to us. Some[…]

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Children And Young People: Ask More Questions!

If you want to have less arguments, more clear thinking and better understanding the key is in your communication and specifically the questions you ask. Using good quality questions you can begin to discover what is behind the behaviour and emotions of others for better understanding. ———————————————***———————————————- SNAPCHAT[…]

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Children and Young People: Can You Grow Resilience?

Resilience is a buzz-word used by lots of people these days and often it gets muddled up with confidence and self-esteem. Resilience is your ability to bounce back after having a bad experience or some kind of negative situation. It’s not about whether or not you are affected,[…]

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