Grief & How to Survive

Pinterest Facebook Google+ Twitter If you are here reading this, you are in pain and I’m hoping I can help you in some way. Profound grief can come from a loss in many forms.  It is inevitable with the loss of a parent, child, friend, spouse, sibling.  It can be a loss by death, abandonment or betrayal. But it can also

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Avoiding The Illness Trap

Pinterest Facebook Google+ Twitter How can we avoid children growing up seeking safety and status in illness and a hiding place from criticism?  We are living with an additional obstacle to getting well, and it is epidemic. We prioritise people (particularly children) when they are ill or grieving.  It’s right that we should.  However, we should be aware that people

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School Phobia & Homesickness: Robert’s Case

Pinterest Facebook Google+ Twitter Robert boards at a school in the UK. He came to me to talk about his miserable homesickness, which was causing school phobia. At the end of our consultation, I asked him about his voice. I knew he was a chorister but his voice was deep and strangled. Surely it wasn’t normally like that. Neither he

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