How monsters wish to feel

On March 26 2018, by , 2 Comments

One morning I woke with the resounding idea to write a children’s story to explain the concept of resilience to…

A short introduction to narrative therapy

On January 18 2018, by , 7 Comments

Narrative Therapy is non-blaming, respectful and sees people as experts in their own lives. A narrative therapy conversation is influential…

Hands off? challenging the touch taboo in education and care contexts

On October 18 2017, by , 1 Comment

Why the issue of touch is so important Affective touch is a powerful medium for conveying empathy between people, for…

Where are the EPs? Theresa May, mental health and schools

On January 10 2017, by , 11 Comments

The focus on schools and the workplace is much needed, as is the attention to addressing stigma and the transformation…

Rethinking mental distress in children

On January 4 2017, by , 6 Comments

Thinking of your child as behaving badly disposes you to think of punishment. Thinking of your child as struggling with something…

Gender equality education supporting children’s wellbeing – a T.I.G.E.R case study

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Since 2013 T.I.G.E.R (Teaching Individuals Gender Equality and Respect) has been delivering workshops which offer a safe space for young people…