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The Safe and Sound Protocol for Parents

Here you are, walking your parenting tightrope. You are considering therapy for your struggling child. The Safe and Sound Protocol is still not so widely known about in the United Kingdom, so it may not be your first port of call. The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) is a five-hour auditory therapy based on the… Continue reading The Safe and Sound Protocol for Parents

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Back to school anxiety – a polyvagal approach for parents and children

School is back again any second after the longest break from routine that our children have ever had. I don't know about you, but I have mixed feelings about this: We have enjoyed home educating, and have had a lovely, unstructured summer holiday, full of play and camping trips. I've had a few days back… Continue reading Back to school anxiety – a polyvagal approach for parents and children

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Primitive Reflex Integration: How to do it yourself.

You have undoubtedly found this blog post because you have an interest in retained primitive reflexes. Welcome! Have you been thinking about doing it yourself? Either with YouTube videos, or even by purchasing an online course? Or perhaps you have been trying a do-it-yourself approach, using books, videos and online training? In which case, have… Continue reading Primitive Reflex Integration: How to do it yourself.

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iLs Focus Programme for auditory processing disorder, dyslexia and emotional regulation

I wanted to become a provider for iLs Focus because I've seen such amazing transformations with the Safe and Sound Protocol, and have heard encouraging tales from Focus practitioners (who also use SSP) in the United States. iLs Focus is not commonly used in the UK, so I thought it would be a good idea… Continue reading iLs Focus Programme for auditory processing disorder, dyslexia and emotional regulation

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Anxiety: how to retune your nervous system

One of the things I’m most frequently asked about is how to reduce generalised anxiety. With the current situation continuing to unfold, we all need to look after ourselves and make sure we are not projecting our fears onto our children too. Here is a brief explanation of how our nervous system works, and how… Continue reading Anxiety: how to retune your nervous system

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The iLs Safe and Sound Protocol in the UK

...vital information from a collection of the most experienced practitioners This post contains vital information for remote clients of the Safe and Sound Protocol as well as people researching. If you are looking for information on what the SSP is, please refer to this post - https://move2connect.com/2020/05/01/introducing-the-safe-and-sound-protocol-digital/ As you probably already know, the Safe and… Continue reading The iLs Safe and Sound Protocol in the UK

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How addressing anxiety can help your child’s learning

The work I do is based around Dr Stephen Porges' Polyvagal Theory, and the concept of social engagement vs flight/fight/freeze. My work is based on the concept of "neuroception" - the fact that some children (and adults) cannot distinguish safety from perceived threat, and so their bodies live in a stressful fight/flight state ALL the… Continue reading How addressing anxiety can help your child’s learning

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Reducing Coronavirus Anxiety

One of the things I’m most frequently asked about is how to reduce anxiety. With the current situation unfolding, we all need to look after ourselves and make sure we are not projecting our fears onto our children too. Here are a few simple things you can try, almost anywhere, which will activate your parasympathetic… Continue reading Reducing Coronavirus Anxiety

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Not safe to learn: how addressing anxiety can help your child’s learning

The work I do is based around Dr Stephen Porges' Polyvagal Theory, and the concept of social engagement vs flight/fight/freeze. My work is based on the concept of "neuroception" - the fact that some children (and adults) cannot distinguish safety from perceived threat, and so their bodies live in a stressful fight/flight state ALL the… Continue reading Not safe to learn: how addressing anxiety can help your child’s learning