When you are creating the best self-care and mental wellbeing strategies for your kids - make sure you are role-modelling and using them yourself <3 #psychologist #selfcare #mentalwellbeing #kids #children #teen #parents
Nature provides health benefits that are truly impossible to replicate in an indoor environment! There are endless sensory, motor and regulatory experiences to discover outdoors. 🌱 We can explore what it feels like to roll around in the grass or work out how to use our muscles to get over a big rock or log.
🌱 Breathing in the fresh air or listening to the waves crash can be very calming for many people.
🌱 Nature is also the perfect place to engage meaningfully with chi
Attention Parents: In this day and age, with both parents working full time, it may seem hard to find time to sit with your child and engage in meaningful language and learning - but is does not have to be! Here are some quick tips for enriching your child's literacy and language development, that you can incorporate into a busy schedule: - on the way to childcare/preschool, have a nursery rhyme sing-a-long
- whilst in the car, play 'eye-spy', with a different sound focus ea
Time outs are a widely used tool in many parents’ toolkits, but that does not mean that every parent is implementing them ‘properly’ or that they are effective for every child. Some signs that time outs are not working effectively include needing to use them multiple times a day, if time outs fail to de-escalate the situation, and if the behaviour persists. Time outs are most effective when they are:
- Boring (no toys, no technology)
- Understood. Clearly state what behavio
Parents have been, and always will be, the MOST important member of our team. No one knows their child better than a parent does. Parents often play a critical role in both giving us insight into their child and also their role in carryover and generalisation in regards to therapy goals and targets. Parents in therapy sessions are crucial for so many different things such as:
- helping manage behaviour and sustaining an activity
- helping to facilitate language and establis