Emotion Coaching is about helping children to name and understand their feelings and enable them to better manage their emotions ‘in the moment’. It is based on the work of John Gottman who talks about a 5 step method. His believes that all emotions are acceptable but not all behaviour.
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The work of Doctor Sarah Temple is particularly good and she offers free online training for parents. Make sure you scroll down the webpage to check out ‘the Hand Model’ and lots of other useful video clips to support you.