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Just One Look Can Destroy a Life

This could happen to any family at any time. It’s one of those topics we don’t like to talk about. “According to a cross-party parliamentary report, published last week, the scale of the exposure is so vast that four out of five 16-year-olds regularly access porn online — while one in three ten-year-olds has seen explicit material.” (Excerpt from the article) Can …

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The Impact of Sexual Abuse on a Family

Sexual abuse is not only an abuse of a child but also the abuse of a parent’s trust. Parents often feel just as violated and manipulated as children. I have seen many adult clients over the years who have struggled to deal with the impact of abuse on their children. To highlight this I have included below an impact statement from Natasha, whose daughter had been sexually abused by her father. I was fortunate enough to be a part of her daughter’s support network during the time the abuse was discovered.

The Unsurprise

There’s something so joyful and endearing about a child’s openness about absolutely everything. They have no secrets. No skeletons. No hidden agendas.

What you see is what you get.

My Teen is out of Control

Do you have any ideas on how to deal with a teenager who has changed her whole attitude towards life?  She no longer wants to attend school and has started smoking. I don’t know what to do. Not every parent is in this position, but those who are know they are faced with an intense …

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