Britain’s schoolchildren are suffering from an epidemic of anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. In a research study by the charity Stem4 they determined that anxiety is the most common problem. Stem4 determined that no less than two-thirds of the 300 teachers surveyed had come across a young person dealing with anxiety in the past year.
Early intervention to stop any negative behaviours spiraling out of control is essential. Techniques and tools of Mindfulness and NLP are both proven to help reduce anxiety.
Usually 3-4 sessions are required on a weekly basis and then clients move onto monthly management programmes.
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Increasing pressure from online gaming and social media is overloading the limbic system of our children's brains, firing their 'fight flight' response on an almost constant basis. 'Down time' is essential for this instinctive system to rest.
Also, our poor nutritional diet as a result of modern day living has been linked by science to the exponential increase in anxiety levels. Advanced nutritional advice on gut health and its relationship to mental health is also addressed as part of the work with children and teenagers.
Andrea has an enhanced DBS registration and will use techniques, such as the ones listed below, during your child’s coaching sessions:
Babies born by Caesarean section have dramatically different gut bacteria to those born vaginally, according to the largest study in the field.
Read more on BBC news here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-49740735