What’s in a Name: Does Diagnosis Matter?
I wonder if you recognise these words, “Tis but thy name that is my enemy?” Probably not. How about this line, “…That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet?”
Of course, now we’re getting warmer! That is Shakespeare’s Juliet speaking about her beloved Romeo. She has been brought up to believe that anyone with the name Montague is bad but she is questioning this and making up her own mind about the man. She concludes that whatever his name, he would still be the same person she loves. Read More»
Why Can’t the Police Keep Working With us to Support the Runaways?
The Police recently announced a change in approach when children are reported missing especially, where children are in care. An article published by the Guardian says:
…A radical new approach was being unveiled to target investigations on those at risk instead of responding to every call-out. Read More»
Why teenagers are like spring bulbs
Rose and Michele have been thinking about how bulbs really do all the growing when you are not looking and you have to endure the long hard winter with frozen ground floods horrible winds just like we have been having here this year! Then when you have forgotten how horrible it all was out comes the sweetest flower. So all the work you put in to make the soil fertile can lead to the bulb being healthy and ready to shoot. Read More»
This week, Rose gives some helpful tips in setting boundaries with children.
Children need structure and to know clearly what is expected of them. Here are some helpful hints about how to keep the communication clear open and supportive whilst saying “no”. Limits are likely to create anger in the child but these hints can help them to learn to manage their feelings well and help keep the parents calm and in control. Read More»
Over the next few weeks, Rose will be offering some ideas and support in relating and responding to children. In this post Rose gives an example of how recognising a child’s big feeling and responding with empathy can really help in connecting with children’s feelings and deescalate difficult situations. Read More»
Dolphin House Charity is looking to contract self-employed, qualified child therapists to
work in a number of primary and nursery schools in Brighton.
This is a great opportunity to join Dolphin House and be part of a well established charity
that has been providing treatments and therapies for babies, children and young people irrespective of their families’ ability to pay for nearly 30 years.
Rose Maxwell Arrives at Brighton Therapy Service
A short while ago, an announcement was made here on the Brighton Therapy Service web site that Rose Maxwell was joining with Michele Karban. Well, I have arrived and I must say, I’m thrilled to be a part of this project. Michele and I both think that together, we can offer a wider range of expertise and skills to people who might be thinking about therapy for their child or for themselves.