Kind words

Kind words

[Lucy] is… deeply empathetic, a great listener and compassionate, and has a deep moral code that underpins her work and which serves to act as its fuel. Her ability to see things from the perspective of her clients and/or employers is a true gift and she is a...
Mental Health in Children

Mental Health in Children

I was updating my safeguarding training recently and came across these worrying statistics. Sadly these are unlikely to come as a surprise. Research from July 2020 reported by the ONS and The Children’s Society showed that 1 in 6 children aged 5-16 had a probable...
The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth

I’ve been intrigued by labyrinths for a while and sometimes refer to them when working with clients going through separation and divorce. A labyrinth is like a maze except it has one entry point, one route around it and one exit: a maze, by contrast, has...
What’s it like to have a divorce coach?

What’s it like to have a divorce coach?

When I first separated, I hadn’t heard of a divorce coach. I had no idea how one could help. If I could go back and change just one thing about my divorce, it would have been to get a divorce coach from the start. Whatever stage you’re at with separation...
A Problem Shared…

A Problem Shared…

“I’ve never told anyone this before.” There’s a pause…. And the person on the other side of my zoom screen takes a breath… and starts to talk. Sometimes there are tears, sometimes nervous laughter and sometimes it takes a few more minutes before the truth hits the...