Writing

EMDR Mental Health

An evaluation of EMDR therapy delivered remotely

Open access research article evaluating EMDR online.

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Naomi doing online therapy - the (7-year-old) client-s view
EMDR Mental Health

Using EMDR to Treat Clients Remotely

Clinical Practice article on using EMDR online.

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Naomi doing online therapy - the (7-year-old) client-s view
Education

iNews interview: Can you trust children to teach themselves?

As schools closed across the world, I was interviewed by iNews on what parents can do to cope.

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Education Mental Health

Changing Our Minds: How Children Can Take Control of their Own Learning

My book on self-directed education: what it is, why it makes sense and how to put it into practice yourself.

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Education

Not So Clever?

Why do we teach children that people can be categorised by their ability - and that this reflects on their worth as a person?

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Education Mental Health

Becoming Yourself: Neurodiversity and Self-Directed Education

Self-directed education enables us to choose very different educational pathways for children who don't fit the mainstream mould.

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Education

Not A Chance: How Self-Directed Children Find New Things to Learn

How do children learn new things, if we don't make them? Won't they just do the same things they always did?

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Education Mental Health

I Was a School Refuser

Why do young people refuse to go to school? Here's my account from the inside.

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Education Mental Health

A Circle of One Kilometre Radius

Paris in lockdown, and we are only allowed to go one kilometre from our apartment.

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Education

The how and why of the classroom

Does the evidence show that sitting facing forwards and listening is the best place to learn? My popular article from The Psychologist (their second most read piece in 2021).

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Education

Schools out...

My research based article for The Psychologist - what happens to young people who don't go to school?

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Education

School's really out...

Help, what do we do! Schools closed all over the world.

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Education

27 Top Apps for Children

Great apps for all ages!

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Education

Entertaining children in lockdown

With France on lockdown and schools closed, many families face a long confinement together.

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