11. Guest Blog

In blogposts 1 to 5, I describe how ideas from Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) can be used to think about the relationship patterns that you get into with your child and how they can be drawn out in a diagram like this: Later blogs explore what makes parenting so difficult and how important it can … Continue reading 11. Guest Blog


10. Encouraging Separation and Independence

In blogposts 1 to 5, I describe how our children arrive with extreme roles and reactions and how, as parents, we have to try to develop their healthier, middle ground roles through the way we relate to them.  It is not easy to stay in these middle ground roles and it is useful to have … Continue reading 10. Encouraging Separation and Independence