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Mary Jo Mc Veigh
Mary Jo Mc Veigh has worked in child protection and childhood trauma for 30 years. She is the founder of Cara House, a therapy centre for children and families effected by abuse and trauma. She is widely recognised for her creative work with complex family issues especially utilising resilience, hope, love and gratitude to unlock the healing potential within. She lives in Sydney with her two sons and their dog Toby.

Igniting resilience & potential within your child

Igniting resilience & potential within your child

Promoting Resilience around your child Do you remember that day when your child first sat on the bicycle without the training wheels attached? Did you hold onto the saddle a little too long as they shouted: “Let go, let go”? Did you overly reassure them as the blood trickled down their knee from their third fall? Or did you, heart in mouth, wait until they called you for assistance? That first solo bicycle ride is important in the learning process. Parents cannot ride the bicycle for their children, their child must do it themselves. Parents cannot give them only theory ...

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Finding your inner parent

Finding your inner parent

Being a parent is not easy. This is compounded for some parents: A single parent faces parenting tasks with only one pair of hands and when making weighty decisions and does so on their own. A parent with a disability is required to face even the most mundane tasks with increased effort and ingenuity. The socially disadvantaged parent, who faces the issues of providing even the most basic of needs has the multiplied stresses of finding resources and needs to manage this with great creativity. See more ways to get support from you partner by Koa Whittingham Many forms of ...

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