Creating Kids Who Can

Welcome to our blog where award-winning child therapist, Frances Weston, shares advice for parents. Its aim is to help parents help their children manage and express difficult feelings and cope with life's challenges well, so they can feel happy and confident and experience positive mental health.

Childhood Anxiety - Part 1 - How To Spot The Signs Oct 04, 2021
Welcome to the first part of a mini-series of posts on the subject of childhood anxiety, which is...
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Is Your Teen About to Go to Uni? How to Help Them (And You) Cope Emotionally Sep 16, 2021
Is your teenager about to go to University?  If so, congratulations! Its a major milestone...
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How Shame Affects Children and Young People Sep 09, 2021
If your child is experiencing anxiety, or angry meltdowns, or perfectionism or low mood, it could...
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How to Help A child With Back to School Anxiety Sep 02, 2021
Its very common for children to struggle to get back to school after the school holidays . . ....
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Separation And Divorce: What To Do When Your Child Doesn't Want To Visit Their Other Parent Aug 01, 2021
Is your child refusing to go on contact visits to see their other parent, or getting very...
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What Can a Football Manager Teach Us About Parenting? Jul 18, 2021
I recently heard Gareth Southgate interviewed on The High Performance Podcast and was inspired to...
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Helping Your Child Get The Best Out Of Therapy Jun 30, 2021
Did you know that the success of your child's therapy depends on YOU just as much as on your...
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Bullying - Part 4 - Cyberbullying: how to help your child Jun 23, 2021

Welcome to the final post in this 4-part series all about bullying.

We've looked at how to spot...

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Bullying - Part 3 - How To Help If Your Child is Being Bullied Jun 17, 2021

I see a lot of children and young people in my private practice who have experienced bullying and...

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Bullying - Part 2 - How Bullying Affects Children and Young People Jun 15, 2021

Welcome to part two of this 4-part series of posts on the subject of bullying.

Yesterday we...

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Bullying - Part 1 - How To Spot The Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied Jun 10, 2021

 

Bullying can have a devastating effect on a child - not just at the time, but potentially...

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Helping your child cope when a parent is unreliable about contact Jun 08, 2021
If you have an ex who is unreliable about contact, and frequently cancels at the last minute or...
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