Testimonials

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Thomas’s Clapham – November 2016 – Managing the angry/unco-operative child at home (Parenrs talk)

I just wanted to say a very big thank you for your presentation last night! It was your best one yet and I have come away with so many useful tips for dealing with angry and uncooperative children. Deputy Head

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Thomas’ Clapham – November 2016 – Managing the angry/uncoperative child at home – (Parents talk)

You were on fire in Thursday night, Jackie. Your best yet. Mr P Ward Head Teacher

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Thomas’s Clapham – November 2016 – Managing the angry/unco-operative child at home – (Parents talk)

Thank you for your talk at Thomas’s Clapham last Thursday evening. Very informative and helpful. Parent

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Guildford High School – November 2016 – Mind the gap ( student talk)

Dear Jackie Thank you very much for your brilliant talk last week. Teacher Guildford High School, London Road, Guildford,

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Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate – November 2016- Behaviour.- Self Harming- Emotional First Aid

Hello Jackie, I hope you are well. I just wanted to say thank you so much and not just for helping me, but coming to Queen Ethelburga’s and giving those talks. Those talks were utterly fantastic! I’ve learnt a lot from them. I feel much better now and fell more relaxed at work. Thank you Read More …

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Cranbrook School -Raising Happy Teens (parents Talk) – October 2016

Dear Jackie, Can I start by thanking you for the most entertaining and informative talk I have every attended. Your relaxed approach was just what was needed in delivering a fascinating insight into the minds of our teens. I only hope I can deliver tidbits of info to my two daughters in such a jovial Read More …

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Cranbrook School – Raising Happy Teens- (Parents Talk ) – October 2016

Dear Jackie, Thank you for a very informative evening. I was relieved to return home feeling empowered and positive. It was also good to discover that my kids are just normal teenagers dealing with the trials and tribulations of growing up. Kind regards

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Cranbrook School – Raising Happy Teens (Parent talk ) – October 2016

Dear Jackie, Thanks so much for such a great, engaging, useful and insightful talk last night at Cranbrook School. Thanks

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Cranbrook School – Raising Happy Teens (Parent Talk ) _ October 2016

Morning Jackie, Thank you for the very interesting and pertinent talk you gave last night at Cranbrook school. I really found your parenting tips very helpful as I prepare myself for double teenage trouble. I found your comments on walking away from an angry teenager definitely resonated with me! Many thanks,

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Cranbrook School – Raising Happy Teens (Parents talk ) – October 2016

Dear Ms. Cox, Thank you so much for last night’s lecture. As a parent, I came away much reassured and, as a trainee counselling psychologist myself, I thought that you were a great ambassador for our profession! I shall keep an eye on the courses on your website and hope that our paths cross at Read More …

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Cranbrook School Raising Happy Teens – ( Parents Talk) – October 2016

Dear Jackie – I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation at Cranbrook School last evening (and it gave my husband some hope that we’re not doing it all wrong).

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Cranbrook School – Raising Happy Teens (Parents talk ) October 2016

Dear Jackie I attended your talk at Cranbrook School last night and wanted to say ‘Thank You’ for your inspiring and informative words. It feels like you have given me the confidence and knowledge to guide my son through his teenage years. Many thanks

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Cranbrook Scvhool – Raising Happy Teens (Parents Talk ) October 2016

Hi Jackie and thank you for a great talk on the Teenage Mind last night at Cranbrook School. I found the talk reassuring and very positive! Kind regards Jacqui Cooper

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“Cranbrook School – Raising Happy Teens (parents talk) – October 2016

Dear Jackie, Thank you so much for such an illuminating talk this evening – it was fascinating and I’m sure will be useful. Many thanks, Kind regards, Claire Kirby

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Worksop College – Peer Listener Training September 2016

It was really informative listening to it and the students feedback was all very positive. Samatha Baker Head of Business and Economics

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Helping children understand dying and death – Thomas’s London Day Clapham – September 2016

Hi Jackie I have been meaning for the last week to say a big thank you for coming in last week, and to say sorry to have missed you. Anyway, colleagues said the session, and you in particular, were brilliant. Thank you and well done. Phil Ward Headmaster

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Counselling for non counsellors (SCIS course) – Perth Scotland – September 2016

Dear Jackie, Many thanks again for an enlightening and extremely useful course last Tuesday. Many thanks indeed again. Kind regards Dr Oliver W Choroba Housemaster, Round Square Gordonstoun

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Counselling for non counsellors (SCIS course) – Perth Scotland – September 2016

Dear Jackie, Thank you so much for the course on Counselling for Non-counsellors. I found it very useful and interesting, especially the link to neurology in teenagers as I have read several books and papers related to this. Thank you very much again for all the useful tips. Best wishes, Katie Cook Gordonstoun Schools

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Royal School Haselmere – Counselling for non counsellors – September 2016

Thank you so much for an extremely interesting and helpful INSET session at The Royal School last Monday. It was very thought provoking, and has really made me think about the way I listen and respond at work, and outside school. Many thanks for your time and enthusiasm! Warm regards Liz Fernandez

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Thomas’s London Day Clapham – Helping children with dying and death – September 2016

Dear Jackie, Thank you for today, so sorry that your audience was so depleted but I know the staff present valued your time. I look forward to spending more time with you in the future. Kind regards, Jon Chesworth Deputy Head

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Counselling for non counsellors (SCIS course) – Perth Scotland – September 2016

Immediate and positive feedback from today’s CPD course from my three colleagues who attended. They were delighted with the content and presenter and have returned feeling empowered and enthusiastic. Thanks to all involved. Best wishes David David J. Barnes Deputy Head Pastoral Strathallan Scotland

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Guildford High School For Girls – Girls, girls, girls Inset – September 2016

Hi Jackie Thanks for this. Everyone loved seeing you and we had such good feedback from the staff – thank you! Karen Laurie Deputy Head

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Building Positive Relationships. ( Student Talk) – Oundle School – September 2016

Dear Jackie, I was at your talk today (7/9/16) and I found it very interesting and informative. Thank you STUDENT

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Counselling Skills – Royal School Haselmere – September 2016

Hi Jackie Thank you so much for sharing your expertise with us all at The Royal yesterday.I found it very informative and helpful. Thank you Kind regards Lexa Herring (LSA)

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Dear Jackie Thank you so much for your training yesterday, it was really interesting and informative. Thank you so much and nice to see you again Kind regards *Audrey Lewis | Teacher of Languages – Language Assistant Co-ordinator* Guildford High School, mountain.docx

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ISBA conference.-Edinburgh.-May 2016

Dear Jackie Thank you so much for joining us last week at such short notice. I hope you enjoyed the experience. The feedback so far has been very encouraging. Likewise – It was good to meet you. I am sure there will be opportunities to work together again in the future. Best wishes Paul Paul Read More …

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Pastoral Care Day. Oakham School. April 2016

Thank you so much for all of your help in running the pastoral course. I am still getting thanks and positive feedback and have forwarded on all of your notes and resources to all attendees. I am sure we will be in touch shortly. Thank you again, all the very best, Alastair. Sent from my Read More …

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MORETON FIRST

Dear Jackie Thank you for coming to Moreton First and delivering what I understand was a wonderful workshop and presentation. The staff thoroughly enjoyed their training with you and one parent said that your presentation should be made compulsory for all parents! Praise indeed! With very best wishes, Catherine Ford Moreton First Headteacher Sent from Read More …

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Moreton First School.- Parents talk on friendships.- May 2016

Dear Jackie Firstly can I saw how much I enjoyed listening to your presentation last Friday at Moreton hall, it’s been a long time since I have sat through a presentation and really felt that I’ve taken lots away with me. It was very informative and you were really engaging. Thank you PARENT

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ISBA conference.- May.- 2016

Dear all, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for your contributions to the panel this afternoon. A number of people have spoken to me subsequently to say how much they enjoyed your contributions. Your thoughtful, concise and to the point answers made my job very easy indeed! It also enabled us to Read More …

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Moreton First School – May 2016 – Staff induction on Friendship issues and Parent talk

Dear Jackie, Thank you so much for your brilliant presentation on Friday afternoon to our staff, and to the Moreton First parents on Friday evening. I have seen some of the parents today and they found it so enlightening and helpful. Best wishes, Carolyn Tilley Vice Principal

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Pastoral Care Conference Oakham May.- 2016.

Good morning Jackie Thank you again so much for your wise words and inspirational thoughts at Oakham yesterday. I came away buzzing about all the juicy facts and interesting observations you made. I have already passed your details onto our SLT team and I have recommended we ‘get you in’ to Bilton Grange Prep School! Read More …

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Chigwell School – April 2016 – Parents talk on Teenage Stress

Dear Jackie, Firstly may I thank you for a very interesting and informative talk you gave Monday night at Chigwell school, we have a boy and a girl and the way you described their differences in progression through their development years, was not only educational but spot on! Parent

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St Georges School – April 2016 – Counselling for non counsellors

Dear Jackie, I just wanted to email you and thank you for a really great BSA day last Wednesday. It has really reignited my enthusiasm. I actually contacted you when I was at my previous school, and you gave me some excellent advise in regard to training Alison Onions

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Chigwell School – 25.04.2016 – Overcoming Stress (Pupil Talk)

Dear Jackie, Thank you so much for your great talk at school this afternoon. I’m very glad I know that basic breathing exercise now, hopefully it should save me a bit of stress! STUDENT

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Chigwell School – 25.04.2016 – Overcoming Stress. (pupil talk)

Dear Jackie, Thank you so much for the brilliant talk you gave to the pupils today at Chigwell. It was extremely informative and helpful. STUDENT

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Monkton Combe School – April 2016 – Listening Skills

Dear Jackie Thank you so much for leading our session on Friday. I hope you got a sense of how well it was received and how very valuable we all found it. At a staff meeting on Friday afternoon we broke into groups and discussed it further whilst it was still fresh in our minds. Read More …

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Haberdashers Girls Monmouth – April 2016 Counselling for non counsellors

Dear Jackie Just a quick note to say thank you for the training yesterday – as ever, it was interesting and helpful. Kind regards Julie Ann

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April 2016 – Chaplains Course London

Firstly thank you for continuing with your course for the Chaplains before Easter. Although few in number, it was incredibly valuable and a good opportunity to meet with you again.

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April 2016 – Chaplain course

Dear Jackie Thank you for the course today. It was really interesting and informative. I’d hugely value having the slides from today and any other slides/resources you have on bereavement and counselling skills. Thank you so much in advance Chaplain Junior King’s School Canterbury

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Stourbridge – March 2016 – Listening skills

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for yesterday, it was AMAZING. Not only the subject matter but the way you presented it, the love for your subject/field came shining through. Pretty sure ill never need it but if I needed to talk to someone id be seeking you out. I can see how Read More …

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Rochester College – March 2016 – Emotional Resilience

We were so pleased to have you yesterday and feedback was unanimously positive. We all learned a lot.

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BSA – February 2016 – Emotional Resilience

Thank you for an excellent and informative course today? I have been an advocate of all BSA courses with colleagues purely because my experience of them is first rate. Following today, I am will be continuing my strap line that ‘every BSA course I have been on has been excellent’.

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BSA – February 2016 – Emotional Resilience

THANK YOU for the very helpful and informative course held today through the BSA. Not only did it help explain / break down some of the more common problems/ behaviour seen in our teenagers,  but it also offered lots of practical advice. February 2016 Emotional Resilience

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Prior Park – January 2016

Thank you for your session on counselling today at Brockhurst and Marlston House prep schools. I thoroughly enjoyed the session and was so very impressed. Everyone who attended has commented on how valuable it was and we are all thankful for the thoughts, guidance and experiences that you shared.  Prior Park January 2016

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Brockhurst – January 2016

Thank you for your informative and brilliantly pitched talk today. Brockhurst January 2016

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Bellerbys College – February 2016

I must sincerely say I really enjoyed the training session you did with us last Friday at Bellerbys College. I learnt some interesting things and tips and I just want to show appreciation. Akin, Bellerbys College – February 2016