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Our blogs related to young people discuss current issues around mental health and education within young people. Suitable for young people, parents and carers.

By Maisie Willmoth-Allsop

What can parents do at home to help their child prepare for exams?

Exam stress has a huge impact on not just children and young people, but also those around them. Stress makes people act out of character, be more angry, more irritable, more emotional overall. When your child is going through this […]

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By Martine Crompton

Excessive sleeping in children and young people

On 8 November, some of us here at HSR Psychology attended the disabled living exhibition held by Kidz to adultz […]

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By Martine Crompton

Vacancy for a clinical psychologist at HSR Psychology

Do you have an appetite to change the way psychology services are delivered to children and young people? We’re looking […]

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By Lauren O'Loughlin

How a psychological assessment can help you to better understand your child’s needs

Psychological assessments can be beneficial for many aspects of your child’s life – for example, they can bring about improvements […]

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By Maisie Willmoth-Allsop

Obsessive compulsive disorder

OCD means obsessive compulsive disorder. First of all, OCD is not being tidy, or having good hygiene. People with OCD […]

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By Maisie Willmoth-Allsop

Should children be allowed mental health days?

The BBC reports that there is no legal difference between taking a mental health sick day and a day off […]

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By Maisie Willmoth-Allsop

Therapy rooms: what to buy and why

An introduction to therapy rooms The idea behind creating a therapy room, instead of your traditional clinical room, is that […]

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By Maisie Willmoth-Allsop

Our new nurture room: how you can re-create one like ours

Why a nurture room? Nurture rooms provide a comfortable environment, by where the child feels safe and relaxed. When a […]

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By Martine Crompton

Anxiety: What is it?

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions. According to YoungMinds almost half of all mental health disorders develop […]

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By Maisie Willmoth-Allsop

Promoting spelling

This blog is a summary of everything I learnt, or thought was important from the promoting spelling part of our […]

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By Maisie Willmoth-Allsop

Promoting memory

Our CPD event on promoting memory was very interesting for me, here’s a summary for those of you who couldn’t […]

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By Sarah Ward

The impact of domestic violence and abuse on children and young people

Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) includes a range of actions and can impact children and young people in very different […]

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By Sarah Ward

Low mood and depression

Low mood and depression are spoken about together and can be mistaken. Low mood and depression can be difficult to […]

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By Sarah Ward

Supporting the wellbeing of LGBT & questioning children and young people

All children and young people have the right to support for their emotional wellbeing. Lesbian, gay, bi, trans and questioning […]

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By Sarah Ward

Mental health and building self-esteem

Low self-esteem is at the heart of many mental health problems A feeling of not feeling worthy or valued can […]

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By Sarah Ward

ADHD Awareness

ADHD Some children, young people and adults live a happy and fulfilled life with undiagnosed ADHD; this could be due […]

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By Sarah Ward

Teaching for neurodiversity

What is neurodiversity? Neurodiversity is a concept which recognises and respects neurological differences in the same way you would for […]

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By Sarah Ward

ASC awareness

ASC Autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) are developmental conditions which affects individuals in very different ways. We need to break the […]

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By Sarah Ward

An introduction to eating disorders in children and young people

Types of eating disorders Eating disorders come in many shapes and sizes, but they can be separated into three main […]

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