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First counselling session – what happens in the counselling room?
Let’s demystify therapy and counselling. In Aotearoa, counselling is most often based on conversation, though there are also modalities which use movement, drawing, art or the b…
How to gain back control over your family life
Do you feel like you’ve lost control and your child never listens? Here are 7 tips on how to feel in control without the arguments.
Punishment and discipline
Tried it all but still struggling to discipline your child? First ask yourself… “Do I want my child to behave just because they’re afraid of the conseque…
5 tips on parenting an anxious child
If you haven’t experienced much anxiety yourself, it can feel like navigating unchartered (and murky) waters. Your child’s feelings may seem weird, unfounded, or even l…
Separation anxiety in children – how to help?
Does your child find it hard to say ‘goodbye’ or have meltdowns when it is the time for you to go? Are they fearful of you leaving them alone? They may be experiencing separation…
Avoiding toddler tantrums
Meltdowns are common among toddlers – feeling intense emotions like fear and anger can be overwhelming. Without the words and strategies to express them, toddlers often respond wit…
Dealing with toddler tantrums
What is a tantrum? A toddler meltdown is a child’s way of communicating when they don’t yet have the words and skills to manage their own feelings. Tantrums are a normal par…