She keeps me safe…..she keeps me wild

Guest blog…..and just in time for #ICU Todays blog is by a  good friend of mine. We will call her Pam. Pam has a best friend who, 3 years ago, almost to the day made a very serious suicide attempt. No warning. No Drama. Her friend just got tired of life, tired of fighting to…

The silent prayer #ICU

4 days to go….. #ICU There are 4 days to go until #ICU 2019 and I am counting on everyone reading this, everyone I have emailed, everyone who has told the person at work about it…all of you…to make this the success it was last year. #ICU started because I wanted people to show love…

No Bulletproof vest

Mental health week and this blog will look at PTSD. Something that affects my personal life deeply. If you had said to me that one day, I would be friends with a policeman I would have laughed…. choked…and then said “Never”.  But life has a funny way of testing you when you say “Never”. The…

ICU Campaign 2019.

My name is Kendra Houseman and I am a survivor of CSE and gangs As a kid I always used to think that adults couldn’t see me. See what I was going through or what was happening to me. The situations I faced were horrifying and happened daily. This picture here is a good example…

From Grammar to Grime

Guest blog. This one is a good friend of mine who sometimes forgets how amazing she is. Maybe you can help me to remind her that what she does is amazing. I give you….. From Grammar to Grime…. “You have to actually come to school if you want to be a teacher” The PE teachers…

Beyond boundaries

As humans we all have boundaries. Some of these boundaries can be pushed, bent, or removed all together. When you are a practitioner or a professional it’s the same thing. You have professional boundaries, but these can be moved. There are certain boundaries that can’t ever be moved even the slightest, and with good reason….