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Our Tooting children’s therapy clinic is open

2017 is set to be an exciting year, as we are delighted to be opening a Children’s Therapies clinic in Tooting, South West London. Our owner Marianne Brown discusses the benefits the new room will bring to all our clients. “In the immediate future, we’ll be offering speech and language therapy and psychology services, which […]

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Tackling toddler tantrums: 6 tips to make a big difference

Every parent knows tantrums can be really hard to deal with. Lorna Davis, our Speech and Language Therapist (and mum of a 2 year-old tantrum professional) tells us how language development can play into tantrums, and her top tantrum tactics. “Toddlers have only just started learning language. A two year-old usually only has around 50-100 words – that’s not […]

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5 autism myths debunked

According to The National Autistic Society, more than 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. But there’s still so many myths out there around children living with autism, and what it means for them and their families. We caught up with psychologist Daniela Diciano to debunk the most common myths about autism. “If your child has […]

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Rosy (Charnjit) Bola – Child Psychologist

Rosy (Charnjit) Bola, BSc-Psych, PGDipPsych, M ClinPsych, CPsychol Rosy is currently on maternity leave and we look forward to welcoming her back in 2018.  Rosy is a Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience spanning over seven years working with children, young people and their families in both the UK and Australia. She specialises in emotional-behavioural concerns such […]

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Spotting the Early Signs of Autism

Diagnosing autism is complex, but there are a few common signs that can help if you’re worried your child might have autism. Children’s psychologist Daniela Di Ciano tells us more. “I know a lot of parents can be worried about their child having autism. There’s so much pressure nowadays to make sure your child is hitting […]

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How To Support Your Child During Exams

How To Support Your Child During Exams With SATS and GCSEs looming, many parents worry about how they can best support their child through what can be a difficult and stressful time.  Child psychologist Amy Wood-Mitchell has helped us put together some guidance on what you can do and signs to be aware of. Understand […]

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Five Tips for Managing Sibling Rivalry

Five Tips for Managing Sibling Rivalry Some rivalry between siblings is normal and healthy, as each child competes to define who they are as an individual. All children need to discover who they are, and as they go through this process of finding out what their talents, activities and passions are, they want to show […]

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New Therapy and Training Services for Schools

We’re very excited to release our new brochure listing our therapy and training services for schools. Children’s Therapies has worked with local independent and state schools since 2005, and our therapists have developed excellent relationships with both the staff and the children we help. If you’re a parent, you might be interested to know that […]

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Is Your Child Reluctant To Use The Toilet?

Refusing to poo I’ve seen several children recently who have had problems around using the toilet.  Often the child is so anxious about doing a poo that they hold it in and don’t go for days, or won’t use the toilet at school and wait until they get home.  This can be very distressing for […]

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Help Your Child With Anger Management

Anger Management and Problem Solving Help your child with anger management – learning how to manage powerful feelings helps children to develop problem-solving ability in the frontal lobes of the brain. As adults, it’s easier for us to manage emotions. If we’ve had healthy attachments and therefore developed rational, problem-solving frontal parts of our brains, […]

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