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Like many mums, Maggie used to ask her son Davis (7) how his day was and receive the one-word answer “fine“. Then one day she discovered he was being bullied. At school Davis was working with Family Works social worker Kate Jones to help him manage difficult emotions around worry and anxiety. In his mum’s … Continued

This article and interview with Sophie and Ann was originally published in Scientia Magazine: Click the title above, then the ‘Click to read’ link to download in PDF format.

Sophie Havighurst is a child clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor at the University of Oslo in Norway and the University of Melbourne, Australia. Along with co-author Ann Harley, she developed the Tuning in to Kids (TIK) parenting programme, which is now in use around the world. Sophie grew up in Christchurch, and on a … Continued