‘A relative or friend has finally taken those tentative first steps toward sobriety. With the relief of this life-changing course of action comes a new and difficult set of challenges for recovering addicts and those who love them. Family members and friends often find themselves unsure of how to weather such a dramatic turn, as…….
Expert resources for Autism from Dr Tony Attwood and Dr Michell Garnett. Lots of online courses to buy for both individuals, educators and parents/carers. eg PDA & Autism: Going Deeper; Succeeding with Autistic Teenagers; Support for Parents & Carers https://attwoodandgarnettevents.com/
‘It will stretch your vision of what it is to be human’ Andrew Solomon, The Times What is it like to have autism? How can we know what a person – especially a child – with autism is thinking and feeling? This groundbreaking book, written by Naoki Higashida when he was only thirteen, provides some…….
Special Networks brings together Educational Psychologists, Speech & Language Threapists, Occupational Therapists, Consultants, Teacher, Researchers, Trainers to address and support neurodiversity – this can be on an invidual or familial basis or within an organisation. It offers four branches of support: consultancy, therapy, training and research. “Our network, both as a metaphor and in…….
Philip Trenchard, from The Trenchard Practice, a family therapist with over 30 years’ experience, will answer our questions after giving a brief overview of his work and experience. Philip is generously inviting us to determine what areas of family therapy we have particular interest in. Philip says: “my 30 year experience as a psychotherapist working…….
Mark has done years of work combining the principles of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with mindful practices into the well-known Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy 8 week course. It has been included in the NHS NICE guidelines and is increasingly used in therapeutic practice. The course presents an opportunity for participants to learn new ways of managing and preventing…….
Lowell left Yes We Can three years ago. He will talk to us about what led him to be there, what he learnt and discovered through treatment, and what has helped in his time of recovery and discovery since, in essence how different his life is now compared to the past. He will also talk…….
Familiar with the shiny allure of drugs, eating disorders, and temptations intrinsic to the world of music and fashion in which she was raised, Miranda is passionate about helping others struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.She will talk to us about her experiences and the work she does now in this field.