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Helping Kids Manage Anxiety

A set of cartoon videos that offer guidance to kids on how to manage anxiety.

I discovered a link this morning and checked the site out with my own son, who loved it. This website features a set of cartoon videos that offer guidance on helping kids manage anxiety

Nixie & Nimbo - Helping Kids Manage Anxiety

Nixie and Nimbo

Our thoughts and actions affect how we feel. By changing distorted thinking and dysfunctional behavior, we can change our emotions. In Nixie and Nimbo we explore some tools children can use to control their anxiety rather than letting it control them.

New Adventure

Nixie is afraid of meeting new people, but she’s not alone.

Some kids have a harder time fitting in. Cornerstones of childhood interaction, like sharing a toy or playing make-believe, might not come naturally. While parents can’t make friends for their children, they can help them develop and practice key social skills. If you see your child struggling to make friends or getting rejected by other kids, here are some steps you can take to help.


Therapeutic Parenting Lead at Regional Foster Families

Therapeutic Parenting Lead at Regional Foster Families

I am the fostering agency Therapeutic Parenting Lead (DDP informed) and started my counselling training in 2011 becoming fully qualified in 2016. I have worked for the agency for the last 13 years.

My qualifications in respect of therapy are an advanced diploma in integrative counselling which is accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) whom I remain a registered member with.

I spent three and a half years volunteering at Personal Recovery Services as part of my training, an organisation that specialised in working with historic sexual abuse, working with both adults and teenagers.

I have consequently gone on and trained in Level 1 and 2 of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP).

I have worked in various roles in the social care field specifically with looked after children for the past 20 years. I was a deputy team manager of a specialist (children’s) outreach team dealing with crisis interventions, a deputy residential home manager, an NVQ assessor (up to level 4 management), a trainer in dealing with challenging behaviour, drug awareness and therapeutic parenting.

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