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Mable's expert clinicians share their views and advice on the world of children's mental health and communication.

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Does My Child Have Anger Issues?

We all get angry at times, right? So how do we know how to spot signs that a child has anger issues or whether it could be something else? Here at Mable, our team of child..

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Does my child have gender identity issues and how can I support them?

Children and young people have a lot to think about as they develop, and forming a positive sense of gender identity is an important part of this.

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Ten reasons why you should consider getting a speech and language assessment for your child

If you are a parent, then you know how important it is to take care of your child's development. This includes their language development. Speech and Language Therapy can help..

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Does My Child Have Seasonal Affective Disorder?

The change of seasons can evoke strong emotions in us as humans. As leaves start to fall, some of us relish the change in temperature, the added layers and cosier nights, while..

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Is my child’s counselling working?

If your child has recently started counselling, it can be an anxious time. Perhaps it felt like they were at a mental health ‘crisis point’ when you booked the first session and..

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Does my child need counselling?

In my role as head of counselling at Mable Therapy, I speak to parents every day who are worried about their child’s mental health, and they’ll ask me ‘does my child need..

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Three ways to start a conversation with your child about mental health 

The 10th October marks World Mental Health Day and as a society, we’re talking about children’s mental health, now more than ever before. Yet, the reality is that it can still..

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Play-Based Speech Therapy: What is it and what are the benefits?

What is play-based speech and language therapy? Play-Based Speech and Language Therapy is a form of treatment, delivered in a playful and natural way. The alternative would be to..

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How to help a child overcome social anxiety

In the UK, 5 children in a class of 30 are now likely to have a mental health problem, the Children’s Society reports. The research portrays the stark reality facing many schools..

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Why might children and young people with SLCN be vulnerable to mental health difficulties?

As a Speech and Language Therapist who specialises in working with young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues, I often find my role is intrinsically linked to..

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