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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

 

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,...

Back to School - Joy or Gloom?

If you are feeling the thrill of new shoes, new pens and blank exercise books - then good for you. Have a wonderful term back at college,...

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

All change in September

A friend just sent me a photo of their 16 year old trying on his suit for 6th form college. There he is: a very smiley, smartly dressed...

5 Tips for a happy start to school

To any parent of a child starting school for the first time this September I am sending massive best wishes and hugs! It is often a tough...

A level results day – 10th August

The results are in…. To all A level students out there - well done! You made it to results day! You have had the weirdest 6th Form...

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...

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