Richmond Magazine and Essential Surrey have published this article I wrote for their June edition. It is a good summary of my recent talks for parents of anxious teenagers..Read more
Tag Archives: Teenagers
Watch the short interview of a 17-year-old explaining his journey through anxiety recovery, as well as his father’s account.Read more
“…From the first session it definitely gave me motivation and a change of mindset and I could see a pathway… You equipped me with technique and mindset that I can use to deal with it… My overall confidence has benefited from these sessions”Read more
“…He’s really starting to get on top of this. Attacks only last minutes, and are reducing. He is smiling, happy, seeing his friends. There is a difference there is a shift…”Read more
I see more and more children, particularly adolescents, who are very vulnerable to anxiety at this crucial stage in their emotional and cognitive development. I want to talk with you, the parents, as it’s essential you know what is available and what works for your child.Read more
When a young child or adolescent begins to display unhealthy behaviours, at school or at home, they don’t have the necessary language to express themselves, so it comes out in other ways, usually negatively, such as anger, violence, sadness, anxiety, withdrawal, etc.
The core of Drawing & Talking is not for therapist intervention, or to interpret the drawing, but to allow the child to feel emotionally better.
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.
Where D&T differs from many other therapies is that instead of being a formal therapy it’s very much focused on the child (or adult) expressing parts of themselves, and what they may be going through internally, currently, and/or historically.