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Dr Alison Daubney

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PhD and Chartered Psychologist Gregory Daubney, co-authors of Play: The psychology of optimal music performance.
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Dr Alison Daubney

DEVELOPING RESILIENCE In Your Child

Now that the long summer holiday has drawn to a close, many parents are heaving a sigh of relief – familiar routines are being restored, and the new academic year is finally beginning.

Stepping Outside the Pressure Cooker:

“He’s a workaholic”, I hear you say about your colleague. “He needs to find a better work-life balance”. We all know the dangers that working too intensely take on our physical and mental health, family relationships, general happiness and emotional wellbeing. We acknowledge this is the case for adults. Yet, every year many young people in primary and secondary education give up their hobbies, including sports and performing arts, to work intensely for seemingly endless tests and examinations. Doesn’t this seem rather counter-intuitive to you?