An A-Z of how to take care of YOU - survival strategies and solutions to 70 common challenges faced by therapeutic parents
An A-Z of how to take care of YOU - survival strategies and solutions to common challenges faced by therapeutic parents.
'This book is your hot flask of tea or coffee, and a cosy blanket which will keep you warm, safe and well on your journey, ensuring you reach the other side, mentally and physically well.'
So, you want to help your child by therapeutic parenting, but how are YOU?
This easy-to-follow, dip-in dip-out resource addresses common challenges and feelings experienced by therapeutic parents and offers 80 practical strategies to help you cope and survive. Bestselling parenting author Sarah Naish writes with humour and compassion, sharing her personal and professional experiences covering all of the essentials: self-maintenance, coping with isolation and rejection, scheduling holidays and, of course, the therapeutic importance of cake!
Think you don't have the time or inclination for a bit of 'self-care'? This audiobook will save time, save energy and help solve your problems - a 'must have' for all therapeutic parents.
(P) 2022 Jessica Kingsley Publishers
As an adopter myself, living and breathing trauma, this book offers a lifeline for essential maintenance to sustain us for the long haul. It made me laugh out loud, reminding me that the 'crazy universe' I now inhabit is not such an isolating experience, despite it sometimes feeling that way.
Sarah Naish is author of bestselling parenting guide The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting. She is an adoptive parent, CEO of The Centre of Excellence in Child Trauma, founder of the National Association of Therapeutic Parents, and SAfER Fostering, director of Inspire Training Group and author of the hugely popular Therapeutic Parenting Books series.
Kath Grimshaw is a writer, illustrator and children's book designer. She has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and, as a child, she struggled to understand why she felt the way she did, which inspired her to write Frankie's Foibles. Kath studied Human Sciences at Oxford University before pursuing a career in children's book publishing. She now freelances from her hometown of Totnes, Devon, where she lives with her husband, two boys and three cats.