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Karen O'Leary

Continuing on from the MyMind video series, Cork-based therapist Karen O’Leary talks about creative arts therapy and her work with children and young people struggling with mental health difficulties. “From the outside it can look like there’s nothing much happening, like we’re just playing, but there’s a very definitive process involved…” (Karen O’Leary on creative arts therapy) If you’re interested in … Read More

School transition: Grieving the old and welcoming the new

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“Who are you?..” said the caterpillar “I-I hardly know, Sir, just at present” Alice replied rather shyly, “at least I knew who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have changed several times since then” Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Just like Alice in Wonderland, the start of a new school for a young person … Read More

Spend time, not money

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At Christmas, parents can feel a lot of pressure to create the ‘perfect’ festive experience for their children. With toy ads and Santa lists everywhere, it can be difficult to manage expectations and ignore pressures to fork out on expensive gifts. MyMind therapist Julie Golden shows us how spending time with the children at Christmas, means so much more than spending a … Read More