Brain-Based Approaches to Whole-Child Development from Infancy to Adolescence and Beyond

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Neuroscience is transforming our understanding of being human, from infancy through adolescence and into parenthood, leading to improved practice across all areas of child development and family support.  As the need for neuro-scientific knowledge amongst practitioners increases, its convergence with key approaches to attachment, trauma, and learning have seen watershed changes in how we understand and support optimal development, behaviour and social emotional wellbeing.

This dynamic new workshop from the best selling author of Hey Warrior, shows how modern practitioners can synthesise the latest (often complex) neurodevelopment research into practical brain based approaches to treatment, education and parenting/ carer support.

Children have an enormous capacity to influence the brain-building process in profound and enduring ways


Impelling and relatable! 

Karen Young translates the neuroscience of anxiety and every day life into meaningful advice for all ages. 

Karen founded the popular website, Hey Sigmund, attracting millions of readers each year worldwide and is author of the best selling Hey Warrior book for young people with anxiety.

Her articles have been translated into a numerous languages and her work has been published on internationally. She is a regular contributor to media, podcasts and is a sought-after international speaker to sold out events from New York to Newcastle. She has authored four books for kids and parents to help them understand anxiety and find their ‘brave’. 

Karen has two children and two stepchildren and lives in Australia. Experience has taught her that people can do amazing things with the right information, psychology has something for everyone, jargon doesn’t, everyone has a story to tell, short bios are the longest to write, nobody has it all figured out and the best people to be around are the ones who already know this.

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