Parenting verbal communication

Parenting verbal communication Good verbal communication assists parenting. However, sometimes when we are busy, we do not realise how we are coming across to our children. We think we are inviting conversation but, in fact, we are pushing our children away with a negative tone or attitude. What was the tone of your voice during the last conversation you had with your child? Angry Loud Impatient Hostile Intimidating Irritated Calm Happy Loving Warm Inviting Did you lecture, Read more [...]
Therapy helps adults

Therapy helps adults

It was not always believed that every adult could benefit from therapy. When I trained in the 1970's, there was an acronym that described people who were supposed to be best suited to psychotherapy. The acronym was YARVIS and stood for Young, Adult, Rich, Verbal, Intelligent and Sensitive. Imagine, it was believed that if you did not have these features,  therapy was not for you. Today, we see it  differently. Y: Research shows that adults of all ages can grow and change and being young Read more [...]

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