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Building Resilience Programme by Dr. Kayleigh Sumner

Educational Psychologist, Dr. Kayleigh  will take your children into a 5-week evidenced-based resilience building programme!

Your children will be part of a variety of teambuilding tasks and activities that promote resilience. They will focus on building confidence using a Growth Mindset.   


The “Building Resilience Program” for children ages 7-12 years old is a comprehensive program designed to help young people develop the skills and abilities needed to navigate life’s challenges and build emotional and mental well-being. The program aims to empower children and teens to become more resilient, confident and self-assured, and to develop the coping mechanisms needed to manage stress and difficult situations. The program typically includes a combination of group sessions, individual coaching, and educational workshops.

The program includes a series of workshops, group sessions and individual coaching that focuses on developing emotional regulation skills, problem-solving and decision-making abilities, self-esteem, and positive relationships.

Throughout the program, young people are encouraged to develop a growth mindset and to take ownership of their mental and emotional well-being.

The program focuses on the following objectives:

1. Developing emotional regulation skills: teaching children and teens strategies to manage their emotions and respond to stress in a healthy way.

2. Enhancing problem-solving and decision-making abilities: equipping young people with the tools to navigate difficult situations and make sound choices.

3. Building self-esteem and self-worth: helping children and teens to recognize their strengths and value, and to feel confident in their abilities.

4. Fostering positive relationships: teaching young people how to build and maintain healthy relationships with family, friends, and peers.

5. Promoting physical and mental well-being: encouraging children and teens to engage in regular physical activity, eat a healthy diet, and practice good sleep hygiene.

6. Encouraging positive coping mechanisms: giving young people the skills to identify and use coping mechanisms such as mindfulness and meditation to reduce stress and anxiety.

7. Providing a sense of community: creating opportunities for young people to connect with others and feel a sense of belonging, particularly in times of stress and uncertainty.

8. Teaching about mental health: educating young people about mental health, the signs of mental illness, and where to seek help if needed.

9. Encourage young people to have a growth mindset: teaching young people to see challenges as opportunities for growth, and to not give up easily when faced with difficulties.

10. Empowerment: encouraging young people to take ownership of their mental and emotional well-being, and to recognize the importance of self-care.

About the practitioner

Building Resilience Programme by Dr. Kayleigh Sumner 4Dr. Kayleigh Sumner, PhD in Applied Educational Psychology, is a highly qualified and experienced Educational Psychologist specializing in child and adolescent psychology. She has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by children and teens, and is skilled in designing and delivering tailored programs to meet their specific needs. Dr. Sumner is passionate about helping young people reach their full potential and promoting their well-being through positive relationships, physical and mental health, and effective coping mechanisms. She is a warm and empathetic practitioner, with a talent for creating safe and supportive environments for young people. With her expertise and dedication, parents can trust that their children will receive the best possible care and support through the “Building Resilience Program.”

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