Parenting

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

Family Crest Activity

This is a fabulous activity to do with the whole family or with individual children. With a little creativity, it can be a really useful tool, whatever your aim. I have explained how to use the tool and have given some examples of how I may use it too. Make sure you get information like this by signing up to my newsletter for parents and carers!

My Top 5 Tips and Useful Phrases when Talking to Children about Mental Health

On the run up to my keynote speech at the Exhale Mental Health Showcase, I'm sharing my top 5 tips and useful phrases, for when you're talking to children about mental health.