Krysten Taprell – Psychologist, Children’s Book Author and Founder of The Therapist Parent

 

Krysten Taprell is a psychologist from Australia who have worked for 20 years with children and families. She has implemented social and emotional learning programs in primary schools and authored a children’s book about coping with nightmares, which will be released this year. There is so much to learn from her, to name a few, she mentioned about understanding children’s brain development, valuing the kids’ feelings as people like all of us, co-regulating with kids during a tantrum and allowing them to automatically breathe when you put your hand on the child’s diaphragm. She also discussed why punishments don’t work and how to use reward charts effectively.

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Rachel Tomlinson – Registered Psychologist and Author of Teaching Kids to be Kind

Rachel Tomlinson is a Registered Psychologist in Australia.  She has experience working with adults and children in a variety of settings, including; generalist counseling, play therapy, education settings, residential support and attachment/parenting groups. Rachel presents at national conferences and provides expert commentary to journalists on mental health topics. She is a parenting expert with a book, Teaching Kids to be Kind (by Skyhorse Publishing) that has just been released. Her amazing work can be found at towardwellbeing.com, a website where she posts her podcast, her blog, her books, activities with kids, upcoming projects and her contribution to media. She can also be found on Instagram @towardwellbeing and Twitter @RachLTomlinson.
Tune in to the episode to learn why kids do not need a lot of rules and what kind of values and consequences should we set for the kids in order to make them feel loved and secure.
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