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Mental Health, Autism and Relationships

Mental Health, Autism and Relationships

Join me and Pooky Knightsmith as we dive deeply into mental health, anorexia, autism relationships that make a difference and what it means to bring the professional, the academic and the personal into the arena. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIij4yX7ZlU&t=23s...

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FREE Webinar with Pooky Knightsmith

FREE Webinar with Pooky Knightsmith

Join Pooky and I LIVE in conversation about children, young people, education and mental health as we unpick life in a pandemic, the impact of it and what we can do better to make a difference! There will be a Q & A for the last 20 minutes of the event for you to...

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What Is The Opportunity for Education Post Pandemic

What Is The Opportunity for Education Post Pandemic

This month, many schools opened up their numbers to include Reception, Year One and Year 6 children to sit alongside the children of keyworkers and also those children unhelpfully labeled as 'vulnerable children'. Many schools did not and many local authorities have...

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Live Webinar With Dr Warren Larkin

Live Webinar With Dr Warren Larkin

In this week's conversation, we explore ACE's, the tragedy of the medical model and the wave of social change. We could have talked for hours and much time was spent unpicking the programme recently aired called What's The Matter With Tony Slattery. Grab a cuppa, sit...

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Trauma Informed Self Care

Trauma Informed Self Care

We can only meet someone as deeply as we have met ourselves. I must have read a sentence similar to that somewhere years ago and if you have read any of my writing, attended any of my courses or simply had a conversation with me, you will know that this sentiment runs...

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Navigating Relationships in a Very 21st Century Pandemic

Navigating Relationships in a Very 21st Century Pandemic

A quick anecdotal peruse around Twitter conversations suggests to me that our collective patience is running very thin. My own experience this week as I consider my inbox, my responses and chats with friends supports this view too. The reduction of real life...

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Live Webinar With Dr Karen Treisman

Live Webinar With Dr Karen Treisman

A deeper conversation looking at trauma, social injustice and organisational capacity for holding the space during the pandemic. Make a cuppa and then relax into this discussion. You might need a notepad and a pen! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rqbKq9UBHU * Live...

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Attachment in School Settings Post Lockdown

Attachment in School Settings Post Lockdown

  When We Emerge   When we emergewith cleaner cupboardslonger hairunphased by Zoomspeaking more French,or playing the guitar When we can meet and hugand laughand share reliefand grief When we no longer fearfor relatives in careno longer hesitateto pick up...

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Dr Karen Treisman and Lisa Cherry In Conversation

Dr Karen Treisman and Lisa Cherry In Conversation

At the beginning of 'lockdown' which has been affectionately renamed 'safe keeping', I spent a lot of time thinking about how I could serve you. You may or may not know that I host a rather fab podcast that creates the kind of conversations that make a difference. The...

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Living In A Digital World During A Pandemic

Living In A Digital World During A Pandemic

I was made for living in a digital world. I remember that moment when someone explained the World. Wide. Web. to me in, I think, around 1997. My eyes widened, my jaw dropped and I said with an enthusiasm usually ascribed to discovering that the cake I just ate was...

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Post Pandemic Nurture; The Transition Back To School

Post Pandemic Nurture; The Transition Back To School

As school leaders begin to ponder how best to prepare for a return of the school community, the confusing enormity of their task is unfolding. They are accustomed to integrating vulnerable children from complex backgrounds at the beginning of a new school year, but...

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