EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY
The arts provide a different and often easier way, especially for children, to express themselves and explore their problems. This takes the form of symbolic representations of their inner conflicts through the arts. Together, we then work through the artistic material and try determine a way forward that will enable us to develop as an individual and be more resilient in the face of adversity.
Circle of Security - Parenting (COS-p) is a 7 week attachment parenting programme. It equips parents with the skills to understand and respond effectively to their child’s behaviour. This programme helps parents reflect on the meaning of the child’s behaviour, which in turn enables parents to find ways to meet their children’s needs and strengthen their relationship.
What is Circle of Security - Parenting?
Often children lack the vocabulary or skills to communicate feelings or needs directly. They express unhappy feelings and unmet needs in various behaviours which may not be clear to parents, and which may appear to be naughty or troublesome. Circle of Security- parenting (COS-p) is a 7 week attachment parenting programme. It equips parents with the skills to understand and respond effectively to their child’s behaviour.
Benefits of Circle of Security - Parenting
The COS-p programme helps parents to reflect on the meaning of the child’s behaviour, this in turn enables parents to find ways to meet their children’s needs effectively. The course assists parents to build and improve relationships with their children, which ultimately helps the child to feel confident and secure. COS-p is suitable for parents and caregivers to children of all ages.