An important component of positive psychology is recognising how our thoughts affect how we feel and in turn what we believe about ourselves and the world that we live in. The diagram below helps us understand how process feeds into the other. It is important for...

Typically developing children naturally progress through the different stages of emotional development and become confident, trusting, accepting young people who embrace diversity and become independent learners. However emotional development involves many complex stages which can be hindered with inconsistent parenting, lack of sensitivity or nurture,...

Neuroscience is revealing more and more about the ways in which teenagers’ brains are different to ours. Understanding how this impacts on their thinking, mood and behaviour can be very helpful and sometimes quite reassuring for those of us that work with them. With that...

Communication is the basis of human and non-human interaction and we can all communicate with a touch or a sound, a look or a symbol, a word or a sentence and also by doing or saying nothing at all. Communication can be verbal and non-verbal...