Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

Embracing Empathy

There is a mental health crisis underway in the lives of many young people, which is being made worse by punitive behaviour management models. Dr Asha Patel and Sal McKeown make a case for a more empathetic approach.
Child displaying distress in front of therapist

It is well known that there is an increase in the number of young people experiencing mental health difficulties, and the following statistics highlight the scale and nature of the crisis. 

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