August 27, 2019
8 Signs of Gaming Addiction in Children

Top 8 Signs of Gaming Addiction in Children

With an ever-growing multitude of platforms through which children can access online games – smartphones, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch – it can feel impossible to prevent children from spending hours in their rooms or sitting in front of the television. As well as being a fun way to pass the […]
August 16, 2019
How parents can reduce bullying

How Parents Can Reduce Bullying

As a parent you have two ways of reducing bullying. One is to encourage your child not to bully others. The other is to help your child deal with bullying effectively. Both of these actions lead to a positive outcome for your child. You want your child to be respected […]
August 13, 2019
How is ADHD diagnosed in children

How is ADHD Diagnosed in Children?

Let’s find out about this ‘disorder’ – What is ADHD? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Psychiatric Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V) is often used to define the typical presentations of a child, adolescent, or adult whose behaviour suggests a diagnosis of ADHD. For the exact table, please refer to the […]
July 31, 2019
self-harm causes and treatment

Self-Harm Causes and Treatment

Self-Harm Causes and Treatment If you have found your way to this blog, you or someone you love may be harming themselves. This information may help you understand why someone self-harms and what you can do to support them.   What is Self-Harm? Self-harm is a term used to describe […]
July 5, 2019
Anorexia Nervosa Risk Factors and Treatment

Anorexia Nervosa: Risk Factors and Treatment

Anorexia Nervosa is a serious psychological disorder that is characterised by a person’s core desire to be thinner and lose weight, and with an intense obsessional fear of gaining weight or being fat – despite being underweight. The disorder may begin with a seemingly harmless desire to be a bit […]
July 3, 2019
Treatment for Childhood Trauma

Treatment for Childhood Trauma

Treatment for Childhood Trauma What is Trauma? When I was studying to become a psychologist, I learned about a study called the Adverse Childhood Experiences study1 (or ACE’s), and it blew my mind, broke my heart, and lit my heart full of passion all at once. The study found that […]

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