Circle of Security Parenting Series
We are delighted to announce that Parental Pathways is now an approved Facilitator for the Circle of Security Parenting Series and will be offering courses for parents in both our venues, Clontarf, Dublin and Drogheda. Co. Louth, commencing in September 2017. At times all parents feel lost or without a clue ...Read more
Inaugural Conference Children’s Literature, Building Resilience 17th June 2017 at National Library of Ireland
This unique one day conference brings together Authors, Animators and Psychotherapists to explore the transformative impact of metaphor in building children's resilience. It's been been planned and designed for parents, grandparents, teachers, librarians, therapists, writers, illustrators, animators, social workers and other healthcare professionals. Read more
Weaning and crawling; Baby steps
‘It takes a village to raise a child’, as the old African proverb goes, illustrating how necessary it is to support parents in the often challenging experiences of a baby’s development.Having a support network including family and friends is essential in helping parents navigate and manage the developmental ...Read more
NEW Lighthouse MBT Parenting Programme September 2017
Places are now available on the next Lighthouse© MBT-Parenting Programme developed in collaboration with the Anna Freud Centre. The programme uses a model aimed at enhance parents’ capacity to mentalize and in particular to mentalize their children, to enhance attunement in parent-child relationships and to promote secure attachment. The programme ...Read more
X-Men – Are Teens The Real Mutants?
We might well wonder why Marvel’s X-Men has stood the test of time in popularity and widespread appeal. We all loosely know about Professor X, Jean Gray, Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto et al. The answer may lie in its underlying ...Read more
Raising parents is a tough job!
As we gaze into the eyes of our tiny children, how often do we realise that we’re raising the parents of tomorrow? It’s a heavy concept to get your head around – and we could be for forgiven for taking the psychological concept of ‘early intervention’ a little to ...Read more
Alice through the looking glass; captain of her own ship
Disney’s latest adaptation sees the return of Lewis Carroll’s Alice and her exciting adventures in Wonderland – an engaging story for adults and children alike. Since last we met her (in 2010’s star-studded Hollywood revamp) sea-faring Alice has now commandeered the Earth’s oceans, captaining her late father’s ...Read more