“Traumatised people chronically feel unsafe inside their bodies”

“Traumatised people chronically feel unsafe inside their bodies: the past is alive in the form of gnawing interior discomfort. Their bodies are constantly bombarded by visceral warning signs, and, to control these processes, they often become expert at ignoring their gut feelings and in numbing awareness of what is played out inside. They learn to…

Why moving to no PCR has put children in danger across the UK ….

For those that work in the child protection arena, what are some of the most extreme excuses you have heard from parents when they don’t want you to have access to their children? When they are hiding something. When it’s a family you already have concerns for and suddenly, they are not in school for…

Chapter 42 : My Turn

This blog will touch the right people in the right way. You will know by the end if you is that people. I said what I said. I have been playing catch-up my whole life. I am not saying that in any other way than a cold stone fact. Not just me….any child that has…

2021…. The year of boundary setting

I was not going to write anything. I have not written since the 7th of November, the longest I have not put out a blog since I started it. I have been reflecting. Reflecting and processing 2021. It feels like it has gone past so quick…but also like it has been the longest year. 2021…

Calpol and Codine

Calpol and Codine This was a hard blog for me to write. I am often asked about drugs. People presume that because of my background I was a drug user. And I always say no. And I mean it when I say it. But it’s a lie. More a lie to myself and something that…

Knees deep in the Trap

To say we didn’t like each other the first time I met him would not be a lie but also not quite the truth. I would say it was more that we were indifferent to each other. I had been told about him for a long time. By other professionals, people in the local community…

Domestic Abuse: But I never beat you….

Domestic Abuse: But I never beat you…. It has taken me a long time to realise that we need to talk about domestic abuse in a raw manner. Yes, lots of people talk about domestic abuse and violence, but we only really hear the extremes it can go to when someone is killed, or a…