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The psychology of behaviour management (part 2)

A frequent observation in schools is that the same children tend to end up in detention over and over again. The belief that ‘punitive’ approaches to school discipline were proving ineffective or even counter-productive has led to an interest in … Continue reading


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The worrying rise of soft-psychotherapy in schools

What is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)? “… for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”                                                                       Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2 CBT is a form of ‘talking therapy’ and operates from the model that conditions like panic … Continue reading

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