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.

Back to School Anxiety

 

Many parents contact me asking for help with back-to-school anxiety, particularly at this...
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Helping Your Teen Cope With Disappointing Exam Results

Here in the UK, teenagers across the country have already received their A level results or are...

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Understanding the Plight of 'Ghost' Children: Mental Health & School Absence
 

In recent years, a concerning phenomenon has emerged in educational settings, where...

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Under Pressure: The Link Between High Expectations and Kids Mental Health

Welcome to Part 11 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase in the...

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How To Help A Child With Back To School Anxiety
In this week's blog I am revisiting a post from this time last year, as it is very relevant now ....
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Helping Children Cope With Change: Part Six - Going To A New School
Starting school for the first time, or going to a new school at any point in the childhood or...
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How Shame Affects Children and Young People
If your child is experiencing anxiety, or angry meltdowns, or perfectionism or low mood, it could...
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