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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 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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Helping students with autism return to school

The past year has seen immense changes in how we live our lives, and inevitably these changes have impacted our mental health. For some, this has meant a period of loss and..

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Why is my child so angry? The lockdown effect.

Are you at home in lockdown and wondering how on earth other families you know on social media are spending their days blissfully baking cakes, colouring rainbows and smiling in..

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5 ways to support your children through Corona-anxiety.

Life in lockdown   When Boris Johnson announced the government’s decision to close schools, it certainly divided opinion in my house. My eldest child thought all his Christmases..

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The Myth of Blue Monday; How to feel happier today!

I am hear to tell you that Blue Monday is a myth! Yes, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The term 'Blue Monday' was coined by psychologist Cliff Arnall in 2005 to highlight the..

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