During a session with a young person recently, One-Eighty were talking about emotions and behaviours and they announced “I am never ever getting angry again!”. This statement got us thinking……….is it realistic to think that we can regulate our emotions so much so that nothing actually angers us? Logic says that this would be near […]
About Rebekah Sammut
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Entries by Rebekah Sammut
By Antonia May “Other things may change us, but we start and end with family” (Anthony Brandt, Author) The importance of family is becoming increasingly well known within the context of helping children therapeutically. Psychologists such as Winnicott have stressed how necessary families are, by going so far as to say that a child cannot […]
“More primary children suffering from stress…” (Guardian, 1 May 2017) “Primary SATs are too stressful for pupils, say MPs” (Daily Mail, 1 May 2017) One-Eighty doesn’t need the media to tell us about the rising levels of stress in primary schools: almost half of our referrals are now for younger children and many […]
Helping teenagers understand and appreciate their gay peers: Is there a way we can understand Homosexuality that recognises it as an asset rather than an evolutionary flaw? In recent years’ evolution has become the dominant understanding of how and why the human race has developed and thrived. However, suggestive within this theory is that those […]
The relationships we build and attachments we make intricately effect all aspects of our lives and underpin almost all therapeutic work. The endless theories, the books and articles can make the subject a minefield; an overload of information. But when it comes down to it, how can we really create a safe and […]
DBT… What is it? Dialectically Behavioural Therapy (DBT) was originally developed by Marsha M Linehan. This type of therapy has revolutionised cognitive-behavioural therapies by introducing concepts such as mindfulness and acceptance, which have had a positive influence on many service users. DBT was originally developed by Lineman in order to treat clients whom had […]
Why do One-Eighty blog? One-Eighty have been creating and uploading blogs to the website since its inception. But this year we’ve taken a step back to evaluate why we blog and whether it’s having the impact we hoped it would. For us, blogging was about sharing knowledge. Everyday, someone in One-Eighty’s 62 person team, made […]
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