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Resilience in Parenting Workshop – an evening at Dulwich Picturehouse

Parenthood is a profound journey filled with joy, challenges, and moments of self-doubt. As parents, we often find ourselves grappling with questions like “Am I good enough?” or “Is my child facing developmental differences?” These uncertainties can weigh heavily on our minds, leaving us searching for clarity and support. That’s where Kove Workshops steps in.… Continue reading Resilience in Parenting Workshop – an evening at Dulwich Picturehouse

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Discover Your Strength, Trauma Therapy with EMDR

Experience the life-changing benefits of EMDR Trauma Therapy at Kove. Developed by psychologist Francine Shapiro, EMDR stands as a pioneering method of Trauma Therapy, offering profound healing for those grappling with psychological trauma. Why Choose Trauma Therapy with EMDR? Trauma Therapy via EMDR, serves as a beacon of hope for individuals facing traumatic experiences, EMDR… Continue reading Discover Your Strength, Trauma Therapy with EMDR

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Feeling Overwhelmed by the Options for Private Autism Assessments?

Navigating the landscape of autism assessments can feel like diving into a sea of uncertainty, especially when exploring private options. With various assessment types, costs, and insurance coverage considerations, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. Fear not, as this guide aims to demystify the process and provide clarity on private autism assessments within the English healthcare… Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed by the Options for Private Autism Assessments?

ADOS Assessment

What is an ADOS assessment  

Overview of ADOS Assessment:  ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) is an observational assessment that centres on the core areas affected by ASD: social interaction, communication, and behaviour. It is applicable across the lifespan, from toddlers to adults, making it a versatile tool for diagnosing ASD at various developmental stages. Typically administered by a trained clinician,… Continue reading What is an ADOS assessment  

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Unlocking Potential: A Comprehensive Guide to ADHD Assessment

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that can persist into adulthood, affecting millions worldwide. Recognising the signs and seeking an accurate diagnosis is crucial for effective management. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the nuances of ADHD assessment, its significance, and the steps involved. Understanding Child ADHD What… Continue reading Unlocking Potential: A Comprehensive Guide to ADHD Assessment

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Private Autism Assessment in 2024, Most Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to Kove, we’re a trusted private psychology practice in London, specialising in autism assessments for children and adults, we aim to address common questions regarding a private autism assessment in 2024, including its diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment plans. Child Autism Assessment FAQs What is ASD? ASD stands for Autism Spectrum Disorder, a neurodevelopmental condition… Continue reading Private Autism Assessment in 2024, Most Frequently Asked Questions

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5 Compelling Reasons Why an Autism Assessment is Crucial

Ever wondered why an Autism assessment is crucial? When it comes to autism, early intervention is key. An Autism assessment allows parents and caregivers to access essential support and services to enhance quality of life. 5 reasons why an Autism assessment is crucial. Catching autism early is critical, making timely assessment invaluable. The earlier tailored… Continue reading 5 Compelling Reasons Why an Autism Assessment is Crucial

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Unlocking a Brighter Future: The Key Advantages of Private Autism Assessments for Your Child 

As a parent, navigating the journey of autism assessment for your child can feel like traversing a labyrinth of uncertainty and waiting lists. The longing for answers and support grows with each passing day, yet the public healthcare system’s limitations often leave families stranded in a sea of prolonged waiting times and bureaucratic hurdles, in… Continue reading Unlocking a Brighter Future: The Key Advantages of Private Autism Assessments for Your Child 

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Unlocking Your Child’s Potential: A Guide to Booking a Child Psychologist

Have you noticed changes in your child’s behaviour? Are they struggling to cope with their emotions? It may be time to consider booking a child psychologist. Child psychologists are trained professionals who specialise in understanding and supporting children’s mental and emotional well-being. In this article, we will explore the essential aspects of booking a child… Continue reading Unlocking Your Child’s Potential: A Guide to Booking a Child Psychologist

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2 Therapies for PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental health condition that can manifest following exposure to a traumatic event. Such events may encompass combat experiences, natural disasters, accidents, sexual assault, or other life-threatening situations. PTSD has the potential to profoundly disrupt an individual’s life, but there are therapeutic approaches that can help alleviate its debilitating… Continue reading 2 Therapies for PTSD

What is the difference between CBT and EMDR

What is the difference between CBT and EMDR

As mental health becomes more mainstream, a wide range of services, therapies, and guidance are now available, 2 popular therapies are CBT and EMDR, in this post we ask the question “what is the difference between CBT and EMDR”. However, with so many options to choose from, it can be daunting to figure out which… Continue reading What is the difference between CBT and EMDR

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What is child therapy?

In this post we look to answer the question, what is child therapy? It is a form of psychotherapy that aims to alleviate emotional distress and challenging behaviours in children. Specialist training is essential for a therapist to provide effective child therapy. A brief history of child therapy The roots can be traced back to… Continue reading What is child therapy?

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What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? CBT is a form of psychotherapy, focusing on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviours. CBT is rooted in the belief that thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are interconnected and that altering one can modify the others. In this blog post, we will delve into the history of CBT, give… Continue reading What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

everything you need to know about EMDR

Everything you need to know about EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a new therapy approach recognised as a powerful treatment for emotional difficulty. The approach is recommended by research, and an important alternative to standard talking therapies. EMDR therapy helps to heal emotional patterns that result from damaging life experiences. Sometimes these are events resulting in PTSD, but EMDR… Continue reading Everything you need to know about EMDR

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What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on developing psychological flexibility and acceptance of difficult thoughts, feelings, and experiences. The therapy was developed in the late 1980s by Steven C. Hayes and his colleagues, and it is based on the principles of mindfulness and acceptance. ACT is a relatively new… Continue reading What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

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19 mental health quotes

“We all have mental health, and we all have to work to maintain it.” – Kate Middleton

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Help with Child ADHD

According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), it is estimated that between 3% and 7% of school-aged children in the UK have ADHD, now more than ever parents need help with child ADHD. This equates to approximately 1 in 20 children in the UK. However, it is important to note that… Continue reading Help with Child ADHD

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Unveiling the Benefits of Private Autism Assessment: A Guide for Parents

We’re here to guide parents through the process of understanding the benefits of private autism assessment in London. Kove Autism Assessments specialises in providing private autism assessments that offer numerous advantages. In this guide, we’ll explore the significance of early diagnosis, the process involved, and why Kove’s private assessments in London stand out. Understanding Autism… Continue reading Unveiling the Benefits of Private Autism Assessment: A Guide for Parents

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Exploring Autism: Early intervention for Autism and Assessment in London

Introduction As a parent, understanding the essence of Autism, recognising its signs, and acknowledging the profound influence early intervention for Autism can have on a child is crucial. At Kove in London, we navigate the complexities of Autism, ensuring compassionate and effective care for individuals across the spectrum, spanning from children to adults. Autism Assessment… Continue reading Exploring Autism: Early intervention for Autism and Assessment in London

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EMDR for PTSD: A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Treatment

Understanding EMDR PTSD EMDR for PTSD Explained EMDR for PTSD, an acronym for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a psychotherapy approach designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories. This innovative therapy involves bilateral stimulation, typically in the form of side-to-side eye movements, to facilitate the processing of distressing memories.… Continue reading EMDR for PTSD: A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Treatment

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Trauma Therapy London: Overcoming Trauma and Regaining Control with EMDR

At Kove, our experienced psychologists specialise in (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) EMDR trauma therapy in London , a highly effective treatment for trauma-related conditions. Trauma can have a profound and lasting impact on our lives, leaving us with vivid memories, intense emotions, and debilitating physical sensations. While these experiences can be challenging to confront,… Continue reading Trauma Therapy London: Overcoming Trauma and Regaining Control with EMDR