Category: Joanna North

Working with Kindness – Joanna North

Joanna North

My work with complex adoptions and children with disturbed behaviour led me to look beyond technique and focus attention on the coping skills and mind of the carer. The findings of my own research revealed that kindness was a relevant and powerful state of mind to support change and decrease distress and disturbance as well as regulate a child’s state of mind.

This finding is backed by much of the current neuroscience and is very much key to the practice of Mindfulness.

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