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How Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference To A Story

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Many of us remember the old game of “Telephone,” where the sharing of a statement begets some very funny changes to it. The person at the start of the telephone chain whispers, a statement such as, “I like being outside and playing at the park” into the ear of the person next to him. That […]

Research on the Effectiveness of the SKATTLE Therapeutic School Groups

Research on the Effectiveness of the SKATTLE Therapeutic School Groups

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Narrative Therapy continues to be a popular therapeutic model, particularly for children and adolescents. Narrative Therapy involves re-authoring stories or conversations by using a non-blaming approach where the counsellor focuses on the young person being the expert in their own lives. This leads to the assumption that the young person has the required skills, abilities, competencies, commitment, […]

My SKATTLE Overseas Experience

My SKATTLE Overseas Experience

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A few months ago, I heard about an overseas program with SKATTLE. I was immediately interested, but being a student and habitual workaholic, time and money was at the forefront of my mind. Despite these concerns, I decided to at least go to the information session to see what it might offer. “You’re just going […]

Therapeutic Documents – A Podcast Interview

Therapeutic Documents – A Podcast Interview

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With the release of our new SKATTLE Speaks Publication, the team have been thinking a lot about the different ways that counsellors and other practitioners can go about capturing the conversations we have with the people we work with. Therapeutic documents are tools we use a lot of at SKATTLE, so it made sense to us to […]

Productivity and Happiness: The ‘Snowball Effect’

Productivity and Happiness: The ‘Snowball Effect’

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The SKATTLE team have been having a lot of conversations recently around the relationship between productivity and happiness. There are bounds of studies and research into how these factors can have a positive effect on one’s work lifestyle. It has had the team wondering; do these factors interact in the family life, too? Many studies argue […]

Travelling beyond tourism: SKATTLE’S Overseas Program

Travelling beyond tourism: SKATTLE’S Overseas Program

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Being a tourist is a really interesting thing.  When I’ve packed my bag and had my passport stamped in the past, I’ve done it because I want to open myself up to new experiences. I want to see new sights, taste weird and wonderful food, meet new people who live life a little (or a […]

How to Support Loved Ones

How to Support Loved Ones

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When we see someone we love going through a challenging time, we can feel a strong urge to do what we can to support them. However, we can sometimes find ourselves confused around how we can support loved ones, or we may even develop our own stresses by feeling responsible for the happiness of others. So […]