Sensory Development – Supporting Learning and Behaviour in Children

Can you answer YES to any of these? Is your child: behind the class in reading, spelling, and writing? always getting into trouble for being restless and talkative? lack focus and struggle to pay attention in class? Disruptive behaviours and learning difficulties are often linked to gaps in early sensory development. Our brains develop through […]

ADHD – Could Listening be Part of the Problem?

Restlessness and problems with focus and concentration can often be linked to difficulties with auditory processing. You know your child can hear, but how well can they listen, or process what they are hearing? Can you answer YES to any of these? Have signs of or a diagnosis of Autism, ADHD, anxiety, dyslexia Struggle with reading, […]

Dyslexia – Could Sensory Processing be the Problem?

Is your child falling behind at school?  Are they struggling with learning to read and/or write?  Can you answer YES to any of these? Easily losing their place when reading, skips lines or words Signs of ADHD or Dyslexia Avoids reading and written tasks Watery, red eyes when trying to read Eyes jump across the […]

Success Stories – How an Holistic Approach Supports Learning

Rear view of multi ethnic group of school kids playing tug of war in playground

Behaviours are what we see on the surface. They are our children’s way of letting us know they are struggling. When we look beneath the behaviours we see learning difficulties and gaps in early stages of development. The solution is to address the “why”. We can do this by going back and “filling in the […]

Healing Family Relationships

Parents come to see me looking for help with healing family relationships. They are often worried about their children’s challenging behaviours, concerned their child has signs of ADHD, dyslexia and other learning difficulties. What if I said the behaviour is your child’s way of seeking connection? I believe all behaviour has meaning. Rather than labelling, […]

Family Therapy

Young family with small children in summer nature at sunset.

We are all born into an ongoing family story. Our early experiences shape who we are. They also shape our adult relationships, and how we parent. Families can be a source of immense joy … and great frustration.  Family therapy can help you move through some of those relationship challenges. Who is Family Therapy For?  […]

9 Tips for Home Schooling

I home-schooled my daughter by choice for several years, and have absolutely no regrets. It really was a beautiful time for us both, and allowed us to build the foundation for a lovely close relationship. These are some of my top tips that I learnt during this time. I hope they help you. Regular Movement […]

9 Tips for School Readiness

Learning, whether in the classroom or elsewhere, is based on a strong foundation of sensory and motor skills. These skills can be developed through simple everyday activities, where your child has the opportunity to develop their physical and emotional awareness. Time spent developing these skills early on will pay massive dividends in the long run, […]

Couples Counselling

Relationships are never static. Our partners can bring out both the best and the worst in us, and there is always the potential to learn and grow together. Perhaps you find yourselves arguing more often, disagreeing about parenting issues, or having arguments that keep going round in circles. Maybe you are struggling to agree on […]

Parenting Support

We all want to raise happy, healthy children, but sometimes their behaviours can leave us feeling frustrated and at a loss to know what to do. This is where parenting and family support counselling sessions can help The good news is that once we learn how to read the meaning behind the behaviours, everything changes. […]