Particularly during uncertain and challenging times, we probably notice that everywhere we turn, we seem to be surrounded by negativity. We may feel it affecting us, causing us to feel anxious, tired, fed-up, and even more irritable. Interestingly, cognitive science can explain this. There is a...

The last few months whilst locked in together may have taken many of you to levels of emotional exhaustion and compassionate fatigue. It is normal to have periods where we feel our children are testing us to the limit, but with the demands of teaching them...

Times are challenging for us at the present time. Emotional Freedom Technique to manage anxiety can help promote a sense of calm. Many of us may be managing illness, working at home with our children, home schooling, worrying about home finances or what the new ‘normal’...

The current coronavirus pandemic has given rise to unparalleled challenges at every level of society. The closure of schools and restrictions on movement for both adults and children has meant that many families face enormous challenges as they try to navigate through new ways of...

I hope you are well and your days are peppered with gentleness and calm. One of the main themes that runs through a lot of the psychological work that we do is the importance of acceptance. Many children and young people struggle with accepting certain situations or...

Children need to be able to develop and foster resilience, even in difficult times. Resilience is the ability to cope during challenging and difficult times, which we are all facing in this unusual and worrying time. When we experience stressful situations, it is common to experience feelings...