Wellbeing resources for parents and carers


Wellbeing resources for parents and carers

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Life stage
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We understand the impact caring can have on wellbeing and how important it is to look after yourself when its difficult to find time to do so. Watch the series to understand more, including the impact of self-critical thinking, and what we can do to be more compassionate with ourselves. 

Each episode features a conversation with Dr Naomi Fisher and Eliza Fricker on a different wellbeing topic with entertaining and relatable illustrations and practical exercises to follow. 

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Looking after yourself

How to look after yourself as a parent or carer when it's difficult to find time to do so.

Dealing with other people

How to deal with other people and feelings of blame and shame that many parents can experience.

Am I doing this all wrong?

The impact of self-critical thinking on parents and what we can do to be more compassionate with ourselves.

Eliza Fricker

Meet Eliza

Eliza Fricker is an author and illustrator, and an advocate and consultant for PDA, autism and learning.

She has published several books, including the Sunday Times Bestselling title “Can’t Not Won’t”, and the acclaimed autobiographical “Thumbsucker” released in November 2023.

Eliza offers a range of support for parents and educators on navigating autism and education, including one-to-one consultations, webinars, presentations, a podcast, and the enduring original Missing the Mark illustrations and blog.
Dr Naomi Fisher

Meet Naomi

Dr Naomi Fisher is a clinical psychologist who specialises in autism, trauma and alternative approaches to education.

She is the mother of two teenagers and is the author of several books on psychology, education and mental health. She has over 18 years of clinical experience both inside and out of the NHS and supervises and trains other therapists.

Naomi is a regular keynote speaker at conferences for professional and parents. She runs highly successful webinars for parents, helping them to help their children with their mental health. Together, Naomi and Eliza created The Art of Low Demand Parenting webinar series which have to date reached thousands of parents.
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