Consent for Kids

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“It’s not about getting the answer you want, but listening to the one you get.” That’s what this new animated video produced by Aardman on behalf of Gloucestershire’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) , hopes to teach Gloucestershire’s young people, as part of a commitment to tackle Violence and Intimidation against Women…

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Therapy as Storytelling: The power of creativity as a tool to overcome adversity.

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TIC+ Counsellor Morgan Koronis discusses the use of creativity in counselling and the power storytelling can have on young people’s mental health in this piece for International Children’s Book Day.  An Alternative Means to Expression With a background in dramatherapy, I bring a lot of my own passion for the intentional healing power of creativity…

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Disordered Eating Behaviour’s and Social Media 

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Alicia Bell, Assistant Psychologist at TIC+, explores the relationship between disordered eating and social media, and the impact it may have on young people’s eating behaviours in her article for Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2022.  Within recent years there has been a notable rise in the number of young people demonstrating disordered eating behaviours and…

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Connect With Nature

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The challenges of this year have been hugely disruptive for children and young people, causing increasing anxiety, worry, stress and uncertainty about the future. But even at the height of the pandemic, being in gardens, parks and other green spaces has become a top coping strategy, with 45% of people saying that being among nature…

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