Empathy 4 – Non-judgmental

Empathy 4 – Non-judgmental

Our last three posts about empathy have looked at what it isn’t, a summary of what it is and last time the first of the four ingredients of empathy – taking  a child’s-eye of the world (seeing the world through their eyes). Dr Teresa Wiseman breaks...
Empathy 3 – A child’s-eye view

Empathy 3 – A child’s-eye view

Our last two posts about empathy have looked at what it isn’t, and a summary of what it is. Dr Teresa Wiseman breaks down empathy into 4 parts: we have to: 1. See the world as others see it 2. Be non-judgmental 3. Understand another’s feelings, and 4....
Empathy 2 – what exactly is it?

Empathy 2 – what exactly is it?

Following our last post about what empathy isn’t, I thought I better complete the process and discuss what it is! Get the audio version of this post on ‘Jonny 24/7’ – here… So, empathy… – is NOT just about noticing and acknowledging – is...
Empathy 1 – what it isn’t…

Empathy 1 – what it isn’t…

I’ve been thinking a lot about empathy recently – I reckon it’s crucial for the therapeutic relationship and for engaging with troubled kids generally. What empathy isn’t… Get the audio version of this post on ‘Jonny 24/7’...
To breach or not to breach?

To breach or not to breach?

A young person isn’t doing what their court order requires. So do we breach them or not? Get the audio versions of my newer posts on ‘Jonny 24/7’ – here… This is a question I get asked quite a lot. It’s a really good one, because it...