What is: School refusal?

This one is for the parents! School refusal is when kids don’t want to go to school. For their own reasons, going to school is distressing to them, causing them anxiety or distress, so they try to avoid going to school School refusal differs from truancy, in that the motivation is more directed by anxietyContinue reading “What is: School refusal?”

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”