May 25, 2020

How do we stay gracious and empathetic when our child is yelling and kicking off? In the face of anger, it can be helpful to remember that there is usually more to it than meets the eye.

Just like the tip of an iceberg, anger is often only the visible face of more vul...

May 25, 2020

Evidence has suggested that finding the time to show gratitude for what you have in life can improve the mental health of people struggling with mental illness and the general population as a whole.


Regardless of whether or not you share your gratitude with the people...

May 25, 2020

Kids will communicate in the ways that they have learnt naturally, but we may also need to strategically assist them in understanding how they are feeling and developing language to express those feelings in the most helpful way <3

If you feel your child would benefit f...

May 25, 2020

Art Therapy online - how does it work?

Often we get enquiries from our parents asking how can you do art therapy through a computer screen? The structure and delivery of the session is not that different from an in-person art therapy session. It just requires a little b...

May 25, 2020

Name it to tame it!

Recognising emotions is the first step to emotional regulation. After all, how can we fix a problem if we don’t know what the issue is? 

Labelling our children’s emotions helps them to develop emotional intelligence by giving them the vocabulary to un...

May 12, 2020

Have you been feeling lonely? It would be surprising if those feelings had not come up for anyone reading this post right now. Loneliness is a normal and adaptive emotion to have. It lets us know that we are not getting something that we need – that is a connection to...

May 12, 2020

Modelling after my family

One of the newer exercises we have brought into our art therapy sessions at Kids Inspired is forming our family dynamic out of clay! The child is encouraged to create models of their immediate family members (and extended if desired!) and paint...

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