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Play Therapy for treating trauma in children: A Psychologist gives the lowdown

As a psychologist at Sugru Child Development and Contextual Play Therapy Services, I engage with families from all over Ireland dealing with issues from prenatal woes to teenagers needing extra coping strategies. We employ the most up-to-date research in positive parenting research to forge a new way for parents to learn how to promote holistic well-being in their home. Okay, let’s set …

Sugru1Play Therapy for treating trauma in children: A Psychologist gives the lowdown
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Dyspraxia: Signs of This “Hidden Disorder”

You may not have heard about Dyspraxia, also known as DCD, but the fact is that six per cent of Irish school children live with this hidden disorder and many have not been diagnosed yet. This means that on average there is one child in every classroom with Dyspraxia. The ramifications of this debilitating disorder affect every aspect of the …

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The 8 Signs of ‘Parental Alienation’ And How It Affects Children

In the perfect scenario, we end relationships with a big row, pack up our bits and move on in our lives comfortable in the knowledge that we are now free to travel the world and work on our revenge body. However, when there are children involved, it means that your ex-partner will always be in your life in some capacity, …

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Well-Being 4 Kids Camps

Is your child sometimes a little anxious or frustrated? Would you like to support your child’s emotional regulation abilities? Would you like for your child to learn wellness strategies tailored to meet their needs? If so, then SUGRU’s Well-Being 4 Kids camp is for you as it is designed to improve overall happiness levels, as well as to enhance the psychological well-being and social integration of each …

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Thoughts about Dysplay Programme for Children with Dyspraxia/DCD: the child’s perspective

The social impact of a child suffering with dyspraxia is one of the major concerns for parents.  It impacts the physiological, psychological and academic spheres of their lives. Therefore, providing a space where children can play and explore with like-minded peers in a positive environment is vital for their development. The Dysplay Programme for Children with Dyspraxia/DCD does exactly this. …

Sugru1Thoughts about Dysplay Programme for Children with Dyspraxia/DCD: the child’s perspective