Tag: Parents

Five Hot Tips For Picking A Good Counsellor

Five Hot Tips For Picking A Good Counsellor

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Some recent conversations have got me thinking about how people go about picking a good counsellor. It’s not always as simple as you might think so I thought it might be helpful to offer some ideas as a guide. Your relationship with a counsellor (the ‘therapeutic relationship’) is the most important factor as to whether […]

Finding Connections – feedback on the SKATTLE Parent Groups

Finding Connections – feedback on the SKATTLE Parent Groups

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You may have noticed from looking around the website that SKATTLE run therapeutic groups for kids and young people going through difficult life experiences.   We call these our Children and Change groups. Whenever we run a kids group, we run a concurrent parent group so that parents can connect and explore how their role as […]

Talking to Children about Death: Three Things to Consider

Talking to Children about Death: Three Things to Consider

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For many parents and caregivers, telling a child that someone has passed can be an incredibly difficult task. This can be particularly trying if we too are processing grief, or if we are unsure of our ability to cope with the reactions that children may have. For some children, the concept of death is totally […]

Welcome to the SKATTLE Blog

Welcome to the SKATTLE Blog

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We are so happy that you have found our space – welcome to the SKATTLE Blog! So who are we, exactly? SKATTLE is an acronym, meaning Supporting Kids and Teens Through Life-changing Experiences. We are a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in counselling children, teenagers, and their families who are experiencing change. What is ‘change’? For […]