Monthly Archives: February 2013

The importance of therapy, play and empathy

Therapy is really important for children who have been traumatised. Play and multi sensory experiences are also vital. Children need also need to experience a consistent flow of understanding, care, empathy, attunement, kindness, love, affirmation, listening, time, fun, laughter and … Continue reading

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School needs to be safe; the introduction of Oakside Creative

Traumatised children need therapeutic education centres   As therapists working with children who have experienced different degrees of trauma, we do see encouraging evidence of significant improvement in the children’s lives due to the weekly therapy sessions and the parental … Continue reading

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Starting at the beginning: What is Trauma?

Starting at the beginning: What is Trauma? A simple description of trauma that is that psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatter your sense of security and result in you feeling helpless, alone and vulnerable in … Continue reading

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