CONNECTING THROUGH PLAY

CONNECTING THROUGH PLAY

People are social and long for human connection. This connection includes the knowledge that you are seen and heard, and that you are respected and appreciated for who you are. Children also need human connection; we can connect through play. Play is a child’s way to... Read more
DEPRESSION TREATMENT – WHAT WORKS BEST?

DEPRESSION TREATMENT – WHAT WORKS BEST?

Depression treatment – what works best? Electro-convulsive therapy (ECT), medication, or behavioural therapy? ECT therapy has been around for 80 years, but there are also now more drug options than ever to treat depression. But are we medicating when we ought... Read more
UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA

UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA

Trauma occurs when an accident, abuse, loss or something unpredictable causes us to feel emotions such as intense fear, shock, denial and distress. For the most part, people might have trauma reactions such as nightmares, hypervigilance or physical symptoms after a... Read more