The core of Drawing & Talking is not for therapist intervention, or to interpret the drawing, but to allow the child to feel emotionally better. The normal price per session is £20, but I have a number of sessions at £15 if you book between the 21st April and 15th May 2018.Read more
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When dealing with trauma, either with a capital or small ‘t’, not everyone can verbalise their emotions, or indeed their thoughts.
Very young children certainly struggle, as they haven’t yet gained the capacity for expressing through language. Any trauma, upset, or unresolved events, present or past, could be negatively affecting their behaviour and emotions, at home or in the classroom.Read more
I’ve recently finished a training in Drawing and Talking, which allows young people to express negative emotions, and ultimately to move forward in their life.Read more
Here are five situations when you shouldn’t use Mindfulness:
1. When you want to be really reckless and couldn’t care about the consequences of your actions.
2. When you hate the idea of being in control of your own emotions.
Recently, whilst clearing my office, I came across a list of interesting quotes/tips that apply to just about everybody. So read them and see which ones resonate the most with you and then, perhaps, decide to use one or two of them to empower yourself. Try it for a week and then choose a couple more.Read more
The stigma about mental health is really ridiculous, most people will have a mental health problem at some point in their life, even if just very mildly. It’s about time society started to acknowledge it. Why should it be okay to say you’re suffering from IBS or chronic pain, but it’s not okay to mention anything even vaguely related to mental health. Well it’s about time we got a grip on this. Let’s just talk about it, what is the problem?Read more
The reason it’s good to build new neurons in the brain is that they can act as a kind of safeguard against the ageing diseases like Dementia. Just like our bodies need to move to stay strong and flexible, so too, does the brain need its workout.
For example people who can speak more than one language seem to be able to delay Dementia by several years. This appears to be down to…