Ten Tips for Supporting Your Partner with OCD – By Dan Jones

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be debilitating for those suffering with it, but it can also be difficult for family members of the individual with OCD. Here are ten top tips that a partner of someone with OCD can do to help. Carrying out all of these tips is the ideal scenario, but like many … Continue reading Ten Tips for Supporting Your Partner with OCD – By Dan Jones

Talking to Your Child About Terrorist Attacks – By Dan Jones

When a terrorist attack occurs and is all over the news parents can often wonder what they should say to their children and how much they should say. Here we share some common questions parents have asked us about the subject and our answers. Q: Should I tell my children about what’s happened? A: Your … Continue reading Talking to Your Child About Terrorist Attacks – By Dan Jones

Managing Anger By Managing Breathing – By Dan Jones

In certain situations anger can be a natural and necessary response. When triggered, long-term survival responses enable you to respond to instantly and without deliberation in order to save your life. If one of our prehistoric ancestors was walking past a bush in the African savannah and a tiger attacked there was no need for … Continue reading Managing Anger By Managing Breathing – By Dan Jones

Surviving the Terrible Two’s – By Dr David Lewis

Two year olds have boundless energy, an insatiable curiosity, a powerful self-will and poor judgement. All too often the conflicts between your desire to protect them and their increasing need for independence results in misbehaviour or temper tantrums. Typically such outbursts occur whenever his, or her, independence is threatened. Perhaps because small fingers lack the … Continue reading Surviving the Terrible Two’s – By Dr David Lewis

Parenting Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviour – By Dan Jones

The idea of these strategies is to avoid the situation leading to aggression. Offering support, when someone is beginning to get frustrated Often when your child is beginning to get frustrated it can help to offer support. Offering support can make them feel calmer as they can feel that you are working with them not against them. When you offer … Continue reading Parenting Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviour – By Dan Jones

How are Your Family Relationships? By Dan Jones

From the moment they are born, children learn to make sense of the world and themselves by copying the behaviour of adults around them. Primarily this means, especially in the critical first five years of life, from their principal careers. They learn to speak, the words to use and the accent to employ by mimicking … Continue reading How are Your Family Relationships? By Dan Jones