Selective mutism

Sm: where does anxiety come from?

October is the selective mutism awareness month and I always try to post videos, write blogs, put posts in social media to make people aware of what is selective mutism (SM). SM stems from anxiety and the child doesn’t choose not to speak but the vocal cords are frozen because these children are anxious and scared, although we don’t see that all

Selective Mutism and its myths

Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder where children are chatty at home but they are unable to speak in public setting including schools or any other outside settings. Many people misinterpret this behaviour and they feel with these children are refusing to talk, however it is an inability to speak at all in specific social situations. In this article

Anxiety in Children and NLP

Can NLP help your child overcome anxiety? Anxiety in children affects not only the child who suffers, but the entire family. I have been working with children with Selective Mutism for many years and after my training in NLP I have used games and techniques to help the child’s anxiety with communication. When your child is frightened and worries constantly

What is NLP?

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s. NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a name that encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience:neurology, language and programming. One of the most popular and genuine NLP practitioner is Steven Gilligan, “he’s a Psychologist