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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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How to make speech and language homework fun

Home exercises for speech and language development can be a great way to help your child get the practice they need to improve their communication skills. Not only will they help..

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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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Understanding Gender Identity

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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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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The Benefits of Play-Based Speech Therapy

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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The connection between language and 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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