Here in Ireland we are in lockdown, homeschooling & working from home. I sometimes feel that as a therapist I am supposed to have a pearl of wisdom, something really clever to say that we can all learn from. But I don't. Everyone's version of coping is so personal. What I do have instead ... Read More about What I do during a lockdown
Download my free Workbook 5 Steps to Calmer Parenting! Would you like to be calmer with your children? Would you like to be kinder with yourself? Would you like to better understand your triggers and know what to do about them? Then download my free Workbook 5 Steps to Calmer ... Read More about Are you ready to be a calmer parent?
Thank you so much to Deborah Hickey for the feature she wrote about my work with parents and the free Calm & Confident Parenting Group in the EchoLive.ie Newspaper. It's really such an honor when parenting is given such a platform. All parents experience similar difficulties, worries and ... Read More about Feature in the Evening Echo
Have you seen Kate Middleton's Big 5 Research Results? Parent Self-Care came out as a huge indicator of childhood wellbeing. Why? Because when a parent is supporting themselves, they are then operating from a place both physically and mentally where they are able to support a child. Supporting a ... Read More about 12 Days of Christmas Self-Care Challenge
What would you love to ask a psychotherapist about yourself or your child? I am opening up the floor in the Calm & Confident Parenting Group for our weekly tea break chat next week. Each Thursday at 11am, I encourage parents to stop, grab a cuppa and take a break. We discuss all sorts of ... Read More about Ask the therapist