How to Talk About Problems: Children and Young People

I’m going to be sharing with you how to talk about your problems and I will also be giving you some strategies to make you feel more comfortable about talking about your problems and getting it off your chest without feeling embarrassed about it. When it comes to[…]

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Doing Things You Don’t Want To Do!

Let’s talk about how you can turn the things that make you feel uncomfortable, into things that are just naturally normal everyday things! In my therapy clinic in Hertfordshire, we often hear from young people who have difficulties in transitioning from a world where your parents take a[…]

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Being Unique

Why it is that sometimes we desire to be different from everybody else and sometimes that might feel a little bit uncomfortable? What you might not know is that this is a perfectly normal pattern that all human beings rotate throughout during their lives.  When we start out[…]

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Change Your Behaviour

I’m going to ask you to do the biggest psychological stretch that you’ve ever been asked to do because this month I’m focusing on behaviour. I know from my work with families and young people in Hertfordshire, that often when there are behavioural problems in a family the[…]

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Saying Sorry

How do you make good apologies? I know I have spoken to you before about certain words that you may want to use (and particular words that you may want to avoid) when you are negotiating with people. Apologizing is not that dissimilar to negotiation, except there needs[…]

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Growing Resilience

A lot of parents often bring their young people to see me at my therapy clinic in Hertfordshire when they are struggling with the problems and challenges that life often throws at us. They are in need of some resilience boosting. But what does that actually mean? Resilience[…]

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Overcoming Anxiety eBook

More children than ever are suffering from clinical anxiety and depression from as young as 3 years of age! Those who do not receive help and who continue to suffer with anxiety, will, by the age of 13 years, go on to experience further mental health issues as adults.  These are[…]

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Dealing with Teenage Anger

We can all remember being in that weird period of time between childhood and adulthood and for some young people, this transitioning time is particularly testing. There are all sorts of changes happening – physical, hormonal and even additional pressures academically which stress out teenagers. It would be[…]

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Helping SAD Children and Teenagers (Stressed, Anxious and Depressed)

Stress, Anxiety and Depression are the biggest mental heath issues for children and teenagers. For some the effects of these problems can be so acute and isolating, that suicidal thoughts take hold. For the first time, statistics on suicide victims in the UK have changed. Previously, males in[…]

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Helping Children and Young People Tackle Depression

Amongst stress and anxiety, depression in children is one of the top mental health conditions that young people face. Depression is an extreme feeling of hopelessness, sadness and lack of self esteem. Everyone feels sad sometimes, but when a child is depressed, the sadness or low feelings are[…]

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