Myth-busting fostering & adoption…

I met a woman the other week. She approached a stall I was working on; we were trying to recruit foster carers. We talked briefly and I shared a little of my personal experience of fostering and adoption. She and her partner had been through the whole shooting match...

Free mental health articles…

Taylor & Francis have released a number of articles to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. The articles are journal papers and are free to view until 31 July 2014. To view the papers, click here or on the image above. More info… Click to get twice weekly...

Putting attachment theory to work…

Photo courtesy of ©Pavilion Publishing   Great for working with TEENAGERS.    Attachment-Based Practice with Adults: Understanding Strategies and Promoting Positive Change, Pavilion Publishing, Brighton, UK. ISBN-13: 978-1908066176 In recent years I’ve come to...

Adoption: YET MORE tips for the curious…

Wow – what started as a quick list has become 3 not-so-quick blog posts! After the first and second posts on this subject, I had a growing number of responses via LinkedIn, offering more and more advice – some of it really good. So I thought that I would...