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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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Helping Your Autistic Child to Have Fun on Holiday!

Holidays can be a stressful experience for a child with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). Children with ASC thrive on routine and familiarity and going on holiday means your child..

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What’s happening in my child’s counselling sessions?

If your child is struggling with their mental health it can be really isolating, and not just for them. As their parent, it can be incredibly stressful. It can be so hard to know..

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What are the Signs My Child Needs Counselling?

Mental health, how we think, feel and regulate our emotions, is something that we all have. Just like our physical health, mental health is something that can deteriorate at..

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How can I support the counselling process?

If your child has started seeing a counsellor, then you’re already doing a great job of showing them that you take their mental health seriously. By giving them the space to talk..

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Helping your Child to Build their Confidence

Confidence can be an important part of a child’s ability to handle challenges, peer pressure, responsibility and their emotions. It's intrinsically linked to self esteem and..

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Early Years Mental Health: Part Two - The Social Brain!

In part one we looked at how to nurture relationships that will promote emotional development in your educational setting. This time, we're looking at how our brains are primed to..

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Supporting Exam Stress

Exam season is stressful for everyone. Teachers are under pressure to meet targets, parents feel anxious knowing the role exams can play in future success, and for the young..

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Helping Children to Get Through Divorce

When parents decide to divorce, it can be a devastating time for the family. Parents are often dealing with deep distress themselves, whilst having to sort housing, custody and..

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How do I get my child to talk to me?

Why doesn't my child talk to me? So many parents I speak to ask me; “how do I get through to my child?” They’ll say “They seem so reluctant to talk to me about how they’re..

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Support your Child's Development with Joint Attention

You hear a sound in the distance and point as you say "look, a train!", whilst waiting for your child to look and follow your line of focus. When blowing bubbles, you and your..

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