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Jonathan Tyson

Jonathan Tyson – Clinical Psychologist

BSc, PGCert, DClinPsy Jonathan is a skilled Clinical Psychologist who specialises in working with children and adolescents with emotional-behavioural concerns such as depression and anxiety. Jonathan believes in strong partnership working with children and their families to achieve the best outcomes. He always strives to build collaborative working relationships with family members, teachers and other […]

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Child tantrum

Tears, trials and tantrums: a special workshop for parents

Ever feel like you are often in conflict with your child? It’s true, children’s brains work differently to adults. Children’s therapist Katie Trusty is running a special workshop to help parents understand early behaviour and improve communication skills. Katie used to be part of the Children’s Therapies team and talked to us about the workshop. […]

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Genevieve Stanton - Speech & Language Therapist

Autism and the Hanen approach: upskilling parents to help children

Last month, the BBC highlighted the results of a study, which showed how upskilling parents can help improve their child’s autism. Genevieve Stanton, our speech and language therapist tells us her thoughts on it, and the special approach she uses to help parents support children with autism. “Teaching parents clear tools and techniques can have […]

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Child tantrum

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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Starting School

Adjusting to school life: 7 tips for life after the first day

You did your homework, got everything prepared, and you both survived the first day of school. But what now? Our Art Therapist Anna Storch shares her tips, and the number one issue she helps children deal with. “Now your child has started school, your new routine will need a lot of energy. They will probably […]

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Family Holiday

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Family Holiday Child psychologist Karen Hathaway contributes her ideas to this post on how to get the most out of your family holiday… It’s easy for parents to put a lot of pressure on themselves when it comes to family holidays – after all, it’s something we save […]

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