Download two worksheets to do with your children over the festive period, that will encourage them to develop the skill of reflection. Great to use during some downtime and as a way to reconnect.
Here are my Top 5 Tips for getting the most out of Christmas, without having to sacrifice yourself or your children in the process
This activity has been successful in my career, for many years. Knowing where to start when building self-esteem in our children, is sometimes a parent's first hurdle. As part of my coaching service, I design activities for children or the whole family. Download your activity sheet here and learn how to use it.
Permission was given by this client to share her fears as a parent and how coaching helped. Her son had started to use compulsions to manage his anxiety around safety; this blog demonstrates how coaching with me played an important role for him and his Mum.
I think the best place to start is to acknowledge the difference in dynamic of the sibling relationship, which is unlike no other. They have no choice but to spend a lot of time together and unlike the relationship with the parent or carer, their survival doesn’t depend on their attachment; so there’s nothing lost when one upsets the other.
I once worked with a 17 year old who told me how she hasn’t slept or eaten due to the stress around sitting her exams – she told me she took a break to walk the dog and ended up being sick by the side of the road, from stress…she gave permission for me to share this...
Information for those thinking about counselling for their teen where hopefully I answer some of your questions and ease your worry or doubt.
Practicing psychotherapy means that I am in a very privileged position of having a front line seat, for the want of a better expression, into someones personal life, that is sometimes so personal I may be the only one with whom it has been shared.