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Positive Body Image: Dr Weston’s Top Tips

As parents, we have the power to make a considerable difference to the way our children think and feel about their bodies. Listen to Dr Weston’s top tips to help your child cultivate a positive body image.

Promoting Positive Body Image: 10 Tips for Parents

Help your children to appreciate and accept their bodies by promoting positive body image. Learn why this is such an important issue, and what you can do to cultivate happy, healthy young people.

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.

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Fiona Brooks: Adolescence and Child Mental Health

In this podcast, Dr Weston interviews medical sociologist, Professor Fiona Brooks, expert in all things related to adolescence and child mental health. They discuss some good news relating to outcomes for teens nationally, as well as areas of concern. Topics include gaming, mental health, social media, pornography, parenting, self-harm, gender differences and the benefit to teens of feeling connected to their teachers.