Behaviour Advice & Strategies | Child Psychology | Children's Behaviour Problems | Diagnoses

School Refusal – Success using Proven Strategies

School Refusal, School Phobia, both are terms relating to a child or teenager who finds it impossible to get to school.  This can quickly result in them missing days and weeks off school, and if not addressed quickly, will often lead into missing whole terms off school. And of course, the longer it goes on…

Child Psychology | Children's Behaviour Problems | Diagnoses

Children’s Behaviour. ADHD, ODD, ASD or Misdiagnosis

We live in a time where if your child has behavioural issues, you will likely be told that your child has underlying issues, or even worse, an underlying condition.  It’s also a fact that Attachment Disorders, ADD/ADHD, and Oppositional Defiance Disorder are all hugely over-diagnosed.  Misdiagnosing can easily lead to the wrong treatment being given,…

Behaviour Advice & Strategies | Child Psychology | Children's Behaviour Problems | Diagnoses

Children’s Bad Behaviour – Ten Important Points

My understanding of children’s behaviour has changed a lot over the years. Here are ten important points I have learnt along the way. Children need to DO AS THEY’RE TOLD! Children are not “their own Boss”!  It’s the parent who needs to be in charge. Children’s misbehaviour is usually just that, children misbehaving. Children misbehave…