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We have collected together lots of information and advice on all aspects of psychology for children and young people. Scroll down to see our top tips and advice for children, young people and families.


With all best wishes,

Helen

Dr Helen Care, Chartered Clinical Psychologist

 

Moving out of your comfort zone

How to expand your comfort zone. This video contains a model to show how we can learn and develop when things are challenging.

You are not alone

Sources of help for young people dealing with mental health difficulties Sometimes it helps to feel that you are not alone in struggling...

How to build a better connection

Do you want a better connection with your children? I'm guessing that we are all nodding at this point. Of course, we do! Here are some...

Making Online Therapy Work

Young people do this already They talk about the next generation as being 'digital natives'. Our young people grew up with the internet,...

5 Ways to Tackle Anxiety

What is Anxiety? Anxiety is a feeling of fear or panic. Feeling anxious sometimes is normal. Most people worry about something - exams,...

1 way to get teens to talk

“I thought there was something bothering her, but she wouldn’t talk about it..." Dr Helen Care shares a technique for getting teens to talk

A bucket full of stress

How to understand and manage stress Life throws a lot of stresses at us. Sometimes that can feel like a challenge we can handle and...

Look Who's Confident Now!

Body language that says it for you Looking confident and being confident are often very similar. No-one feels confident all the time in...

When is a lie not a lie?

When is a lie not a lie? Have you heard of Julia Donaldson’s book, ‘Tiddler’ – the fish with the big imagination, "who blew small bubbles...

Do play with your food!

“Play is the answer to the question, ‘How does anything new come about?’” ~ Jean Piaget I Don't like it! Have you spent an hour cooking...

What names do you give your kids?

Can you imagine going through life with the worst name in the world? Now we've all met some people where we wonder what the parents were...

Reducing Anxiety in Teens

A bucket full of stress The charity Anxiety UK says: "One way of thinking about your anxiety is to imagine your stress levels as being...

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