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Many kids (and adults too!) struggle to find the words to express what is going on in their ‘inner world’.
The way they feel will often be exhibited in their behaviour and play, rather than their ability to verbalise their thoughts and feelings.
Helping Elf uses a combination of evidence based creative therapeutic approaches to assist children to develop their resilience and coping skills

Recent News

Give your child the greatest gift of all – resilience

What do we really want for our children? What I want for mine is for them to be happy, healthy and safe. As parents we try to protect our children, we don’t want them to suffer, we try to cheer them up when they are sad, tell them not to cry, but really we should be allowing

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A Question I Often Get Asked – Why A Mental Health Nurse?

For as long as I could remember I wanted to be a nurse, my mum and sister were nurses and as a child I spent hours bandaging my teddy and dolls. I was a very shy and quiet child (and still am  in certain situations!) so having a job that involved really talking and getting

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Elf Care is Not Elfish!

Do you look after your phone better than you look after yourself? We don’t start the day without our phone being charged, yet we often start the day without ourself being charged. Don’t let your battery run flat – Look after your ELF It has taken me a long time to practice what I preach

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