Increases in teenagers’ wellbeing during school closures

1 September 2020 by

Last week research from the University of Bristol released a report on young people’s mental health during the covid-19 pandemic….

Longer read: How monsters wish to feel

26 March 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

18 January 2018 by , 10 comments

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

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

18 October 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

10 January 2017 by , 12 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

4 January 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

10 October 2016 by

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…