Media

As featured on a variety of well-respected BBC media channels.

As featured on a variety of well-respected BBC media channels.

As the BBC’s ‘go-to’ Children’s Emotional & Behavioural Psychologist, Andrea Chatten is regularly contacted to discuss the psychological impact of key issues. These hot topics can be any matters which break in the news with regards to children’s well-being.

 

For media enquiries please contact media@unravelsupport.co.uk

 

20th September 2021

BBC Radio Sheffield

Supporting your child with school activated anxiety when starting school or transitioning from primary to secondary

9th September 2021

BBC Radio Tees

Talking about the negative impact of social media in recording incidents.

23rd July 2021

BBC Radio Tees

What is the psychology behind the lifting of Covid Restrictions?

29th June 2021

Fear, face masks and failing immunity – has Covid damaged our children forever?

In Focus: Has Covid damaged our children forever? | Metro News

Metro News 26th June 2021

9th May 2021

Hallam FM

Very proudly discussing the latest mental health collaboration across Sheffield & Derbyshire between The Blinks books and Cash for Kids

16th April 2021

BBC Radio Tees

Discussing anxiety and how to manage it.

11th February 2021

BBC Radio Tees

Why are some people blatantly breaking lockdown rules?

9th February 2021

BBC Radio Sheffield

Are you feeling less sociable during this lockdown than you did in the others? Will there be any positives that we can take from this pandemic experience?

13th January 2021

BBC Radio York

Discussing the Government strategies on COVID-19 and whether they have the best impact on us psychologically.

8th January 2021

BBC Radio Sheffield

Phone-in discussing our mental health and emotional well-being issues and best ways to support at difficult times.

17th December 2020

BBC Radio Tees

Talking about the psychological impact and emotions we might experience now Christmas guidelines are changing.

18th November 2020

BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire

Discussing the increased cases of loneliness reported at this time and interestingly, more with the younger population than the elderly and what we can do to help.

12th November 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Talking about bullying and the psychological impact across the lifespan.

12th November 2020

BBC Radio London

Discussing the best approach in supporting teenagers and young people who might be flouting the COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines.

9th November 2020

BBC Radio Scotland

Lively debate as the new ‘no smacking’ law comes into Scotland. What is the real impact of smacking children on their development?

5th November 2020

BBC Radio Birmingham

Talking about why we all tell white lies and the psychology behind it.

2nd November 2020

BBC Radio Coventry

Talking about how this second national lockdown could be for us all and how to manage it as well as possible.

21st October 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Discussing ways to deal with the difficult feelings we are all experiencing moving into Tier 3 and how to support our mental health and well-being.

12th October 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Discussing our ‘Healthy Minds, Happy Kids’ manual which shares the psychological impact on us all during this coronavirus pandemic and what we can do to improve it at this time and beyond.

29th September 2020

BBC Radio Kent

Discussing the upturn in aggressive, antisocial behaviours and what might be behind this.

28th September 2020

BBC Radio Sussex

Discussing the upturn in aggressive, antisocial behaviours with lockdown changes.

22nd September 2020

BBC Radio Surrey

Discussing how a second lockdown might affect us psychologically and behaviourally.

10th September 2020

BBC Radio Kent

Discussing the emotional and behavioural challenges our children might be dealing with as they return to school and how to support them.

5th September 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Sharing top tips to help children return back to school.

29th August 2020

Radio Deeside

Reflecting on the issues that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on children, young people and families. The full show (with the interview at 37 mins and 1 hr 34 mins) is available here.

24th August 2020

BBC Radio Scotland

Discussing the impact of children wearing masks in school and the potential effects on their psycho-social development.

24th August 2020

BBC Scotland

The Nine, news television programme. Discussing the impact of wearing face mask in schools.

12th August 2020

BBC Radio Belfast

Discussing the mandatory use of face masks in some schools and the impact this might have.

24th July 2020

BBC Radio London

Discussing the wearing of face masks. Why some are finding it more difficult than others.

17th July 2020

BBC Coventry & Warwickshire

Talking about why we cry at different things.

5th July 2020

BBC World

News article continuing bonds of grief. Read here

25th June 2020

BBC Radio Jersey

Discussing the pace of change when moving out of lockdown.

22nd June 2020

BBC Radio Birmingham

Discussing the latest findings on the impact on mental health of children during lockdown and how we as parents can help.

16th June 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Discussing latest research findings of mental health and well-being on children and young people during lockdown.

11th June 2020

BBC Radio Birmingham

Talking about the impact of the new changes in lockdown.

10th June 2020

The Telegraph

Burnt out by homeschooling? Here’s how to keep going until September (and beyond). Read here

29th May 2020

BBC Radio 3

Discussing how the changes in lockdown rules might affect our behaviours.

29th May 2020

BBC Birmingham

Discussing how the changes in lockdown rules might affect our behaviours.

29th May 2020

BBC 5 Live

Phone in discussing viewers’ concerns over changes in moving out of lockdown.

29th May 2020

BBC Coventry and Warwickshire

Discussing how the changes in lockdown rules might affect our behaviours.

29th May 2020

BBC Radio 2

Discussing how the changes in lockdown rules might affect our behaviours.

29th May 2020

BBC Breakfast

Discussing how the changes in lockdown rules might affect our behaviours.

15th May 2020

BBC Radio Kent

Discussing how the changes in lockdown could be making us feel.

11th May 2020

Parent Zone magazine

Should you worry about how much work your child is doing during lockdown? Read here

6th May 2020

Sheffield Star

Dealing with feelings of boredom. Read here

6th May 2020

Buxton Advertiser

Managing feelings of boredom during lockdown. Read here

6th May 2020

Derbyshire Times

Dealing with feelings of boredom during coronavirus lockdown. Read here

30th April 2020

BBC Radio Tees

Talking about our changing behaviours during lockdown.

27th April 2020

BBC Radio London

Talking with Vanessa Feltz about how we are coping with lockdown psychologically.

27th April 2020

BBC 5 Live

Discussing people’s current behaviours at this stage of lockdown with Nicky Campbell and Rachel Burden.

24th April 2020

Sheffield Star

Dealing with feelings of grief caused by lockdown. Read here

22nd April 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Phone in discussing ways of supporting children as best we can through challenging times.

17th April 2020

Sheffield Star

Sheffield psychologist addresses homeschooling. Read here

 

5th April 2020

BBC Radio London

Religion and Ethics Show Inspirit talking about anxiety and grief during the pandemic.

31st March 2020

Daily Mail

Our experts reveal the best ways to keep yourself mentally healthy in Coronavirus lockdown. Read here

30th March 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Discussing the increased levels of emotions in all of us and particularly any anger we could be feeling at this time.

27th March 2020

Telegraph

Education and careers: Schools have deluged children much remote work panic. Read here

27th March 2020

The Star

How to talk to children about coronavirus and other difficult issues when they arise. Read here

24th March 2020

Sheffield Star

The psychology of self-isolation and what we can do to protect our well-being Read here

18th March 2020

BBC Look North

Discussing the psychology behind extreme stockpiling behaviours, and those who are deliberately going against self-isolation.

17th March 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Surviving the coronavirus emotionally.

14th March 2020

BBC 5 live

Discussing how we will be affected with not being in crowds and doing the things we love.

14th March 2020

BBC Breakfast

The psychology behind behavioural change

13th March 2020

BBC Scotland

Understand the psychology of introversion.

12th March 2020

BBC Radio Belfast

Breaking habits and understanding behavioural change.

5th March 2020

Coventry & Warwickshire Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Cumbria Rec

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Berkshire Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Hereford & Worcester Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Merseyside Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Surrey & Sussex pre-record

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Jersey Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Lincolnshire Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Lancashire Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Shropshire Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Scotland Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Devon Live

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus.

5th March 2020

Radio Sheffield

Discussing how to psychologically protect ourselves from the impact of the spread of coronavirus

4th March 2020

BBC London

News programme providing strategies to help us psychologically deal with the fear activated by the coronavirus

3rd March 2020

BBC Radio Lancashire

Talking about motivating ourselves for positive behaviour change with the coronavirus.

3rd March 2020

BBC Radio 5

Discussing strategies to support positive behaviour change

29th February 2020

BBC Breakfast

Discussing how the corona virus is impacting on our emotions and behaviours

4th February 2020

BBC Radio Scotland

Discussing Ofcom’s latest statistics on children’s media use and attitudes

17th January 2020

BBC Radio Sheffield

Discussing the complex intensity of family relationships and how this can manifest when working together

6th December 2019

BBC Radio Scotland

The psychology of the bystander effect and what makes us get involved or stand back

30th November 2019

BBC Radio Tees

Discussing the rise in Smartphone addiction

21st November 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

Tackling our fears and phobias

3rd November 2019

Sheffield Live Radio

Understanding the Unravel philosophy. Read here

17th October 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

Why people enjoy scary movies and why we jump

10th October 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

Friendships and how to recover when things go wrong

3rd October 2019

Sheffield Star

How Sheffield organisation Unravel is stepping in to help children better access mental health services and quickly. Read here.

1st October 2019

BBC Radio Kent

Why fathers are so important in a child’s development

17th September 2019

BBC news

Something Unravel was delighted to be part of. BBC launches ‘digital well-being’ Own It app for children. Read here

16th September 2019

BBC Radio Coventry

Children’s first holiday memories

1st September 2019

Sunday Telegraph

How to get children bounding into term time.

27th August 2019

BBC Radio Scotland

The decline in imaginary friends

24th August 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

Discussing the documentory ‘Train your child like a dog’

24th August 2019

Telegraph

How to get your child back on track before school – in six steps. Read here

17th June 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

Why it’s difficult to say sorry and why it’s important to do so

31st May 2019

BBC Radio Scotland

Supporting children through bullying

22nd May 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

Royal team talk: The importance of talking about Mental Health

16th May 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

Reality TV and it’s impact on participants mental health and well-being

9th May 2019

Sheffield Telegraph

How Andrea Chatten has spent her life helping Sheffield children to unravel their emotions. Read here

9th May 2019

BBC Radio Scotland

The importance of authoritative parenting and its impact on a child’s well-being

18th April 2019

BBC Radio Scotland

Is 18 the right age to access pornography and how we protect our young people

17th April 2019

Yorkshire Post

Turning young lives around

18th March 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

The Psychology of Awkwardness

11th March 2019

BBC Radio Scotland

How to talk to children about pornography

28th February 2019

Daily Telegraph

The Blinks: Self help books for kids. Read here

31st January 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

The Psychology of breastfeeding and parenting

15th January 2019

BBC Radio Sheffield

How to get over set backs

15th January 2019

BBC Radio Scotland

Are smart speakers good for our children?

7th December 2018

BBC Radio Scotland

The do’s and dont’s of being a step parent

30th November 2018

BBC Radio Scotland

Supporting children with the concept and reality of death

27th November 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

Ways to deal with Christmas social events if you or your child are an introvert

19th November 2018

BBC Radio Scotland

Why it’s important to increase the presence of Dads and Grandads in Primary Schools

12th November 2018

BBC Radio Kent

Challenging behaviour in Schools

9th November 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

Rivalry and how it can impact on children especially siblings

6th November 2018

BBC Radio Scotland

The psychological impact of banning things

31st October 2018

BBC West Midlands

The reality of Pupil referral Units

25th October 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

The Psychology of rules

17th October 2018

BBC Radio Kent

School exclusions and what needs to be done to reduce high numbers

10th October 2018

BBC Radio Scotland

How important are friendships to children’s development

1st October 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

The psychology behind why people collect things

29th September 2018

BBC Radio Scotland

Is overtaking of your child’s photo doing them harm?

18th September 2018

BBC Radio Scotland

Helping parents understand and support their child’s worry and anxiety

4th September 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

Helping parents understand and support their child’s worry and anxiety

20th July 2018

Children’s Media Conference

How podcasts support children’s well-being

12th July 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

Psychology of sibling rivalry

6th July 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

Psychology behind kissing

25th June 2018

BBC Radio Kent

Disciplining children

26th April 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

Addiction to smartphones

16th April 2018

BBC Radio Sheffield

Ways to support children with tragic things reported in the news

12th March 2018

BBC Radio 5 Live

The impact of permanent exclusion

6th March 2018

BBC Radio 5 Live

Violent attacks towards teachers

5th September 2017

BBC Radio Sheffield

All things going back to school

20th July 2017

BBC Radio Kent

The impact of permanent exclusion

20th July 2017

BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast

Permanent exclusion figures

5th June 2017

BBC Radio Sheffield

Change and moving home, how it affects children and what we can do to minimise negative experiences

3rd April 2017

BBC Radio Sheffield

Psychology of courage and facing fears

25th March 2017

BBC Radio Sheffield

How to support children through the Westminster disaster

1st November 2016

BBC Radio Sheffield

Current affairs panel – discussing news stories from that day

23rd August 2016

BBC Radio Sheffield

Current affairs panel – discussing news stories from that day

8th July 2016

Channel 5

MPs: Behind Closed Doors

21st June 2016

BBC Radio Sheffield

Current affairs panel – discussing news stories from that day

6th June 2016

BBC Radio Sheffield

Supporting children with emotional and behavioural issues (phone in)

26th April 2016

BBC Radio Sheffield

 Current affairs panel – discussing news stories from that day

16th March 2016

BBC Radio Salford

Why do children attack?

16th March 2016

Look North

Discussing why children use violence against teachers

16th March 2016

BBC Radio Sheffield

Increase in children attacking teachers

16th February 2016

BBC Radio Sheffield

Helping children deal with anger

29th July 2015

BBC Radio Sheffield

Introducing The Blinks books – supporting children’s emotional well-being

21st April 2015

BBC Radio Sheffield

“My life so far”