Why Anger is a Positive Emotion.

Anger is often referred to as a negative emotion but I think there are two sides to every emotion. In this blog I discuss why anger can be positive and why it’s healthy to feel and express it.

What is Safe Anger?

Emotions are learned and often children and young people benefit from our guidance, especially if their own strategies are having a negative impact on themselves and their relationships. In this blog I help create a sense of what safe anger is, how to talk about it and give 5 strategies that promote it.

Why being Real is Important when you're a Parent.

Whilst you may think that protecting your children from real life is the best thing to do, this blog discusses the limitations of that belief and why being real, or authentic, is important for you and your children.

8 Strategies for Helping your Anxious Child

When I speak with parents and carers about their child’s anxiety, the parent/carer is rarely without anxiety about their child’s anxiety. “What do I need to do to help them?” “Am I making it worse?” are familiar questions. In this blog I give 8 strategies which, when used consistently, can promote emotional awareness, communication and reduced worry and fear; for the parents, carers and children

Concerns around Joining a Therapy Group

Starting therapy can feel like a huge up hill struggle, add a group setting in the mix and you can be forgiven if you run a mile. However, group therapy is a brilliant option for many reasons yet, you may find you’re already talking yourself out of it. If that’s the case, I answer 6 common concerns from my inquiries in this blog post.