How To Wean Your Child Off Excessive Technology

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Article I write for Rescu They are everywhere – mobile phones, tablets, computers, televisions. Every parent seems to have the same concern and complaint – How do I get my kids off or away from their device? The younger the child, the easier it is. Setting standards when young is always best practice. It is about setting the standards rather than telling them what to do. Kids mimic, that is how they learn. If mum […]

Sensory Transcendental Therapy

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    Volume 2 Issue 5 – August 2017 DOI: 10.19080/JYP.2017.02.555600 Author:: Karen Phillip, Counselling Psychotherapist & Clinical Hypnotherapist, Australia Introduction Counselling Psychotherapist & Clinical Hypnotherapist, Australia As my research and practice in the field of counseling expands, I see the clear and positive results of current standard therapies. However, I find a gap in the speed of progression that could be improved with a more developed combination of these therapies. I have therefore developed […]

How to connect with your Teenager

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If you have a teenager I can almost hear your frustration; if you have been through those teen years, I can see your relief. Why is it our teens seem so difficult to communicate with and manage? It is science. When we can understand how the teenage brain is developing, it can assist parents to guide and instruct rather than anger and frustration. Our teen’s brains are barely 50 – 60% developed. They, in fact, […]

Recovering after a Relationship Breakup

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Breaking up is hard, but sometimes the relationship you were in just wasn’t working out for you. It’s not healthy being in a relationship that’s strained, emotionally hurtful or abusive, so if it’s time to get out of there, it can be a scary time. There is no one type of breakup, but there is one thing that every breakup has in common: it hurts. A lot. Here’s a few ways you can move on […]