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Episode 23- Children & Young People’s Mental Health- Increasing Playtime

Joanne Nathan, Governor at Tuffnell Park Primary School, qualified as a teacher 30 years ago and has an MA in Early Years from the Institute of Education has struggled with her own mental health issues after having a baby. She is exploring children and young people's mental health and the benefits...

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Children & Young People’s Mental Health- How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

What is making a difference to children's mental health? Mental health problems among children and young people have increased six-fold over the past two decades, and one in ten children now have a diagnosable condition. Theresa May announced earlier this year ‘new mental health checks to be made available to...

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Episode 22- Children & Young People – ADHD Positive Parenting

Melita Swaby, is working for one of the UKs leading charities supporting children, young people and their families.  A project commissioned by CAMHS to support parents of children aged 6-18 who are diagnosed with ADHD awaiting diagnosis. She is a Youth Worker by background and yoga teacher, combining her passion...

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5 Top Tips for Parents of Children with ADHD

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, one of the most common neuropsychiatric and behaviour disorders, impacting between 4-8 % of children and young people. Yet it is surprising, how little we know and understand about children suffering with ADHD.   For children suffering with ADHD motor and cognitive...

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Episode 21- Deep Dive- 3 Steps to Change your Thoughts

Marteka Swaby, Founder of Benevolent Health and psychotherapist looks deeper into anxiety, obsessive compulsive thoughts and the characteristics of negative thinking. To conclude July's theme we explore aggressively combatting compulsive thoughts with 5 power thoughts.   0.25- Intro and recap of the last month 1.24- Going Deeper.Life & Death Instinct...

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Episode 20- Managing Negative Beliefs

Kate Greenslade a mindfulness coach, trained with a former monk in Thailand, helps people to recover from anxiety and overcome self-limiting beliefs. Exploring mindfulness to manage anxiety, panic and negative beliefs 0.41 Mindfulness Journey, training with monks and the immediacy of living in here the and now 3.54 Links to...

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7 Keys to Positive Thinking

In our series this month on anxiety, panic and OCD. We explored negative thinking and 12 ways to recognise negative thoughts. The unseen! A process that takes time to gain conscious awareness of and not an overnight fix. Quite frankly it is quite inconvenient and often very painful. Probably easier...

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Episode 19- Intrusive thoughts, Anxiety & Panic

Petra Velzeboer, mental health consultant, psychotherapist, coach, business owner. Raised in a cult and turned things around. Sharing her experiences of anxiety, panic and intrusive thoughts, both personally and professionally. 0.50 Shares her experiences of growing up in a cult 2.25 Guilt & shame attached to anxiety and obsessive or...

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12 Ways to Recognise Negative Thoughts

Negative thinking happens at an unconscious level and is often the root cause of some of our negative behaviour. But how can you become aware of the things you don’t even know you are thinking about? Recognising negative thinking patterns can provide you with the tools to disrupt intrusive thoughts...

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OCD Diminishing Shame & Loneliness

Diminishing Shame & Loneliness Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is probably another one of those mental health topics we don't really want to have to talk about in the workplace EVER. We say we want to encourage more open conversations on mental health and start to shift the boundaries on what...

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