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Mind Kind is a podcast to support resilience in mental health.  In the first series, Dr Joanna North answers questions sent in by parents under a variety of topics, based on her book 'Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health'.   In the second series she discusses the impact of adoption and addresses some of the challenges faced by both adopted adults and relatives affected by adoption.  Dr Joanna North is a senior accredited psychotherapist (BACP) and separately a chartered psychologist (BPS) specialising in mental health.* Subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast so you don't miss future episodes. Link to the Mind Kind book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mind-Kind-Childs-Mental-Health/dp/1925335941.Link to Mind Kind Podcast Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/mindkindpodcast PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only. Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge, it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency. If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website. You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123. For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country. Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help.
Please note that the titles Psychotherapist and Psychologist are separate titles and not intended to be read as ‘Counselling Psychologist’ or ‘Clinical Psychologist’ which are separate titles registered under Health Care Professions Council.    

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Mind Kind is a podcast to support resilience in mental health.  In the first series, Dr Joanna North answers questions sent in by parents under a variety of topics, based on her book 'Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health'.   In the second series she discusses the impact of adoption and addresses some of the challenges faced by both adopted adults and relatives affected by adoption.  Dr Joanna North is a senior accredited psychotherapist (BACP) and separately a chartered psychologist (BPS) specialising in mental health.* Subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast so you don't miss future episodes. Link to the Mind Kind book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mind-Kind-Childs-Mental-Health/dp/1925335941.Link to Mind Kind Podcast Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/mindkindpodcast PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only. Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge, it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency. If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website. You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123. For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country. Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help.
Please note that the titles Psychotherapist and Psychologist are separate titles and not intended to be read as ‘Counselling Psychologist’ or ‘Clinical Psychologist’ which are separate titles registered under Health Care Professions Council.    

    Adoption Stories Ep.2 - Richard's adoption tracing story

    Adoption Stories Ep.2 - Richard's adoption tracing story

    Jo North of Joanna North Adoption has spent many years supporting adopted people.  In 2022 she engaged in research with the University of East Anglia to try to gain data as to why it is so difficult for adopted adults to gain access to their birth records.  The research is on her website www.joannanorthadoption.co.uk.  Tracing adoptive first family is often the beginning of a new life story for all concerned that requires patience and understanding from all concerned.  Jo speaks here to an adult affected by adoption and the impact of finding his birth mother on his life.   

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    Dr Joanna North is a psychotherapist and psychologist specialising in child mental health and author of the book Mind Kind - Your Child's Mental Health.

    To subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast, copy and paste this link into the podcast app of your choice: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1696162.rss

    Link to the Mind Kind book: Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health

    PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only.  Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge,  it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency.    If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment   For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website.  You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123.    For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country.   Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help. 

    • 41 min
    Adoption Stories Ep.1 – The longest search for answers: Milly’s unstoppable search for her birth records

    Adoption Stories Ep.1 – The longest search for answers: Milly’s unstoppable search for her birth records

    In this new season of the Mind Kind podcast we discuss Adoption Stories. In this first episode Dr Joanna North, from Joanna North Adoption, speaks to Milly about her lifelong search to piece together her identity through her life story. Milly reveals an emotional journey of searching for her birth mother over decades and the failure in the system that prevented her from gaining access to her records.   

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    Dr Joanna North is a psychotherapist and psychologist specialising in child mental health and author of the book Mind Kind - Your Child's Mental Health.

    To subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast, copy and paste this link into the podcast app of your choice: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1696162.rss

    Link to the Mind Kind book: Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health

    PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only.  Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge,  it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency.    If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment   For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website.  You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123.    For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country.   Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help. 

    • 30 min
    Mind Kind Ep.8 – Slapping

    Mind Kind Ep.8 – Slapping

    Mind Kind is about helping parents to think about mental health. This episode of the Mind Kind podcast is about slapping - Joanna North discusses recent legislation in the UK for slapping children, what the effects can be of this kind of approach and alternative ways to handle discipline and encourage positive behaviours.

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    Dr Joanna North is a psychotherapist and psychologist specialising in child mental health and author of the book Mind Kind - Your Child's Mental Health.

    To subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast, copy and paste this link into the podcast app of your choice: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1696162.rss

    Link to the Mind Kind book: Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health

    A note about emailing me your questions: I have so many questions and great suggestions from parents that I am not asking for more questions to be emailed at the moment, thank you for your understanding – Joanna North

    PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only.  Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge,  it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency.    If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment   For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website.  You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123.    For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country.   Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help. 

    • 23 min
    Mind Kind Ep.7 – Non Violent Response (NVR)

    Mind Kind Ep.7 – Non Violent Response (NVR)

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    Dr Joanna North is a psychotherapist and psychologist specialising in child mental health and author of the book Mind Kind - Your Child's Mental Health.

    To subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast, copy and paste this link into the podcast app of your choice: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1696162.rss

    Link to the Mind Kind book: Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health

    A note about emailing me your questions: I have so many questions and great suggestions from parents that I am not asking for more questions to be emailed at the moment, thank you for your understanding – Joanna North

    PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only.  Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge,  it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency.    If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment   For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website.  You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123.    For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country.   Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help. 

    • 19 min
    Mind Kind Ep.6 – Self Harm

    Mind Kind Ep.6 – Self Harm

    Mind Kind is about helping parents to think about mental health. This episode of the Mind Kind podast is about self harm and how we can respond to it and understand.

    In this episode Jo talks again to Sheetal Amin, who is a British Asian woman and psychotherapist who works in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.  She is Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee for the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy Child College.  Much of her work within the NHS involves Looked After Children and Child refugees in the United Kingdom.  Alongside her NHS work, Sheetal is also in private practice as an interpersonal psychotherapist, consultant and supervisor.

    Please share this Mind Kind podcast with your friends and subscribe to catch future episodes, see details below.

    Dr Joanna North is a psychotherapist and psychologist specialising in child mental health and author of the book Mind Kind - Your Child's Mental Health.

    To subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast, copy and paste this link into the podcast app of your choice: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1696162.rss

    Link to the Mind Kind book: Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health

    A note about emailing me your questions: I have so many questions and great suggestions from parents that I am not asking for more questions to be emailed at the moment, thank you for your understanding – Joanna North

    PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only.  Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge,  it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency.    If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment   For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website.  You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123.    For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country.   Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help. 

    • 36 min
    Mind Kind Ep.5 – Children affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences including Covid

    Mind Kind Ep.5 – Children affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences including Covid

    Mind Kind is about helping parents to think about mental health. This episode of the Mind Kind podast is about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), including those related to Covid.

    In this episode Jo talks again to Sheetal Amin, who is a British Asian woman and psychotherapist who works in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.  She is Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee for the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy Child College.  Much of her work within the NHS involves Looked After Children and Child refugees in the United Kingdom.  Alongside her NHS work, Sheetal is also in private practice as an interpersonal psychotherapist, consultant and supervisor.

    Please share this Mind Kind podcast with your friends and subscribe to catch future episodes, see details below.

    Dr Joanna North is a psychotherapist and psychologist specialising in child mental health and author of the book Mind Kind - Your Child's Mental Health.

    To subscribe to this Mind Kind podcast, copy and paste this link into the podcast app of your choice: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1696162.rss

    Link to the Mind Kind book: Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health

    A note about emailing me your questions: I have so many questions and great suggestions from parents that I am not asking for more questions to be emailed at the moment, thank you for your understanding – Joanna North

    PLEASE NOTE: Mind Kind is an information-based platform only.  Whilst this may be useful and is built on psychological knowledge,  it is not intended for direct treatment or to substitute the advice of your physician and our e mail is not for contact in an emergency.    If you have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of your child or any adult, please contact your doctor for treatment   For the UK contact 111 for advice or 999 in an emergency or go to NHS Every Mind Matters website.  You can contact The Samaritans on 116 123.    For countries other than the United Kingdom please contact your physician or emergency services relevant to your state or country.   Take care and seek expert advice local to you if you need help. 

    • 39 min

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