Clevedon Counselling

new film on boarding

Here is the link: https://youtu.be/7VwPZph4pGM

Boarding stories

More horror stories of Boarding. http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/03/the-isolating-boarding-school-days-of-prince-charles

School of hard knocks: the dark underside to boarding school books

School of hard knocks: the dark underside to boarding school books https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/08/school-boarding-secrets-crimes-alex-renton-kipling-rowling-dahl-churchill?

“Stiff upper lip” by Alex Renton

At last some prime time reporting on the cruel boarding school scandals. ISA ( Independent schools association) still misses the point of the absence of parents and love! https://www.channel4.com/news/boarding-schools-bastions-of-britishness-or-cruel-separation https://www.channel4.com/news/boarding-schools-debated  

The letter that needs to be written

A letter to … My parents, who abandoned me to boarding school http://gu.com/p/5gzh9?

For all Boarding school survivors

Forwarded for Sally Fraser “What happens when a child feels unloved, unwanted? There is nothing to compare with the terrible loneliness of a child; fragile and helpless, a lonely child feels fear, anguish, a sense of guilt. And when children are wounded in their hearts, they learn to protect themselves by hiding behind barriers. Lonely […]

Fear of other men…

View story at Medium.com

Shame triggers rage.

The links between Boarding school, Prison and shame and a programme to help.  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/mar/09/attack-body-language-critical-mastering-rage-in-prisoners

Yoga & trauma

Recent research has supported Yoga as part of  trauma recovery therapy,  see attached article. Trauma & Yoga

Boarding schools harmful, more evidence

Another splendid article on the harm of Boarding schools by my colleague Nick Duffell Boarding Schools Are a National Security Threat