Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) is something observed in so many adult clients I meet every day. Yet, most clients I work with have little idea they may be in receipt of such symptoms; after all, CEN is about the dreadful abuse and neglect sometimes reported in the news, isn’t it? Continue reading “Childhood Emotional Neglect and How the Adult Feels Today” »
The legacy effects of our current parenting skills will only be fully appreciated once our children have matured. Then, the positive – and less positive attributes we have taught will be that legacy. This week, guest writer Hilary Smith shares her research and views on this most valuable of topics. Continue reading “10 Reasons why you should put down your smartphones!” »
Some of the most distressed individuals I have met over the years have been those – who the rest of us may think – were “darn lucky”. Why? The people I’m referring to are those who have rarely, sometimes never, experienced hardship, disappointment and loss – to name a few. Continue reading “When We Fail – We Grow” »
If there’s one sure thing about parenting, it is the sympathetic looks you get from other parents once your child or children have hit their teenage years. Trying to navigate these years can be a challenging task for even the most committed parents, as it seems almost a force of nature when a teenager and an adult do not see eye to eye. It is perhaps helpful to understand that this may be out of your teen’s control. Amy Williams, our guest author, delves into this.