Battles in Roll for Growth

So I did an Ask Me Anything on Reddit last week. A public interview on social media! And it was so amazingly received, I had an amazing time asking some incredibly thought provoking questions. Here’s one of my favourites! This was a BRILLIANT question. These are high fantasy stories we tell in the Roll forContinue reading “Battles in Roll for Growth”

Why nerd therapy? Or how I stopped worrying about looking like a professional

Why use nerd therapy? It seems like a weird idea on the surface. But with the Marvel films and Star Wars movies being popular as ever and gaming no longer a niche thing for oddballs. My passion for nerdy approaches to therapy begins with the understanding that for every person, we need a different approachContinue reading “Why nerd therapy? Or how I stopped worrying about looking like a professional”

What to do when your kid comes out

So your child has come out to you. What do you do now? You support them. Nothing has changed about them, they’re getting to live more openly. They may however start being victimised by others and will need your care and support. You believe them. Kids are prone to phases, sure. Its how they grow,Continue reading “What to do when your kid comes out”

Yeeting away our preconceptions

A few months ago I was working with a group of kids, and they were on a break for some play. Eventually there was a disagreement over a ball, resulting in the ball being thrown away by one of the children. This distressed one of the kids who ran up to me, squeaking – quiteContinue reading “Yeeting away our preconceptions”

Self-compassion – you deserve it

“Have compassion for yourself as well as others.” This #mentalhealthmonday, lets talk about self-compassion. Imagine, for a moment, that you could be as giving, caring and understanding of yourself as you are of your loved ones. Often, we can be so understanding and forgiving of others, but brutal critics of ourselves. We come to beatContinue reading “Self-compassion – you deserve it”

Being lost as a teenager

I remember being lost as a teenager. There’s so much pressure, school, friendships, relationships. Everyone asking “what do you want to do after school?”, or “what are you doing at uni?” So much pressure is put on teenagers to think about their future when they have so much on right now. I can’t imagine theContinue reading “Being lost as a teenager”