Director’s Notes

Emotional Dysregulation (part 2)

How do we think about dysregulated children? Working with dysregulated children within the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic, has provided us with the opportunity to develop both skill and expand knowledge in this domain. Our challenge has been to familiarise ourselves with the literature and.... Read More

Emotional Dysregulation

Bower Knowledge A neuro-political approach to therapy with emotionally & behaviourally dysregulated children, adolescents & families. He was ten years old and small for his age but his feelings were big, so big that the adults in his world were frightened to oppose him and.... Read More

Kindness

Bower Knowledge Do we have to teach Kindness? Parents are often concerned that they must teach their children to be generous and share, yet authors Ankin, Hamlin and Dunn (2012) suggest that socialization may well be complemented by an evolved response for humans to find.... Read More

Supervision and Training

Is it theoretically and practically relevant and will they treat me respectfully? Another new year has begun and time to set goals for 2019. Will it be a fitness programme, a resolution to spend more time with family, a better work-life balance or decision to.... Read More

The Gift of Giving

Director’s Notes – December 2018 Bower Knowledge As we come closer to Christmas and the anticipated well-earned rest of the holidays, we plan gifts for our family, friends and colleagues. As much time can be spent thinking, discussing and anticipating as finding the gift and.... Read More