Tooled Up Education

Wobble Worksheet: Managing Anxiety

Take each of your wobbles and use our Wobble Worksheet to work out what your fears are, who can help, and what small steps you can take to feel better.

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Ellen Townsend: Self-Harm and the Importance of Listening

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Ellen Townsend about young people and self-harm. They discuss the importance of listening to young people and recognising that self-harm is an expression of distress and should always be taken seriously. Professor Townsend also shares some thoughts about the effects of the global pandemic lockdown on the development and mental health of children and young people.

Positive Phrases to Use when Parenting an Anxious Teen

How we talk to our teens is important in shaping their responses to everyday challenges and tricky situations. Try using these phrases to encourage your teen to work through experiences they find tough and to think positively.

Dr Weston on BBC Radio 4 with Mariella Frostup: Generation Anxious

Recently, Dr Weston was invited as part of a panel to join Mariella Frostup for a discussion about childhood anxiety. There are also interesting contributions from Jane Caro, Head of the Mental Health Foundation, Rob Gill, author of Rethinking Childhood and Professor Tamsin Ford, Professor of Psychiatry. Lots of food for thought for us all!