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Dan Hughes' 24 S's

A simple guide for raising your troubled or sensitive child.  What are adoptive parents advised to do differently than ‘typical’ parenting and why? Inspired by Dan Hughes and with years of practical experience, Dr Kathryn…

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Sensory Processing, Coordination and Attachment

This article explains how a good understanding of children’s sensory needs as well as the impact of early stressful experiences on the senses can lead to a better understanding of their movement, behavioural and learning…

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The Beacon House Podcast Episode Two: 'Mentalisation' with Dr Laura France

What is Mentalisation and how does it affect our day to day parenting? There are parts of us that make us do the things that we do which are unseen and which we don’t always…

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The Beacon House Podcast Episode One: 'Curiosity' with Dr Kathryn Whyte

In our first podcast, adoptive parent Helen Townsend speaks to Dr Kathryn Whyte about ‘Curiosity’ in its many forms and how using it can strengthen the relationship between parent and child both in the therapy…

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Tom's Anxiety Story

Tom had some worries. Talking about them in therapy and at home, and harnessing the support of his parents has helped hugely. He is now stronger in overcoming the influence of worries. What a hero!

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SIDE BY SIDE: A Therapeutic Journey Through Secondary Trauma (Complete Ebook)

SIDE BY SIDE: A Therapeutic Journey Through Secondary Trauma Click here to read the full ‘Side By Side’ Ebook

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Developmental Trauma Close Up

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Reflections: Voices of Adoption

Reflections by Dr Shoshanah Lyons, Clinical Director of Beacon House – an innovative multi- disciplinary mental health service offering specialist adoption support. I was inspired by yesterday’s media coverage of the struggles of adoption to…

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Have You Seen Me In Your Class? Attachment Strategies

Available now to download as a free training resource

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Animation: The Repair of Early Trauma

Told to us through the voices of children, this unique animation teaches us that by putting together the seven-piece jigsaw puzzle of ‘Developmental Trauma’, we can understand how a child’s adverse childhood experiences have shaped…

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The Repair of Early Trauma: A “Bottom Up” Approach

Written by Dr Shoshanah Lyons, Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director of Beacon House, a specialist mental health and trauma team based in Sussex. Summary Did you know that when we say a child has an…

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The Peace of Wild Things

The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,…

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