In this video, Georgie Westway, a young mental health ambassador, talks about how and why we should involve young people in conversations about mental health...
Dr Pooky KnightsmithYOUTH ENGAGEMENT | The benefits and ideas for making it work
Georgie tells us why this matters to her and how she's been well supported via the Strong Young Minds project
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The choir of Westminster Abbey sing John Rutter's wonderful The Lord Bless You And Keep You during a service to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of Que...
Dr Pooky KnightsmithAfter a day of trying to be strong for those around me, I went to choir practice. In the safety of the church I sang this beautiful piece and wept
The Lord Bless You And Keep You: youtu.be/lZN1mryHEnQ
Then my choir pals scooped me up and helped me feel almost whole again
A more personal vlog from me again today exploring discharge from my psychiatrist and my very complicated relationship with my eating disorder and wellness. ...
Dr Pooky KnightsmithPERSONAL VLOG | My psychiatrist discharged me youtu.be/EHHOI8XFpnA
..in which I explore therapeutic endings, and my complicated relationship with anorexia. I'd be interested to hear if any of this resonates, or not...!
PookyH. 84 likes. This is a place for us to share and discuss ideas, opinions and resources about mental health
Dr Pooky KnightsmithHi Everyone - I've created a new FaceBook page as a place for discussion around mental health - I'll create content but I hope you'll ask your own questions and share your ideas there too
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Dr Pooky KnightsmithWhen I presented @Ofstednews conference, I suggested 5 questions all social care inspectors could be asking to ensure the needs of CYP struggling with self harm or eating disorders are being met
Slides attached.. what would you add?
You will see cute, fun and playful puppies in this video.
Dr Pooky KnightsmithThe girls made a vlog about the puppies: Puppy Vlog youtu.be/yav5Aagitnk
Lyra edited this entirely on her own so please enjoy it and also take a moment to comment and encourage her!
Today is International Non-binary People’s Day, which aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non-binary. But do you know what it means to be non-binary? And do you know how you can better support non-binary people? Here...
This video is designed to be used as part of a staff /team meeting as a form of mini CPD. It contains pause points so you can break for discussion and pick u...
Dr Pooky KnightsmithBITESIZE CPD | Taking time to reflect, reconnect & celebrate youtu.be/SaN8z5R544o
I think / hope this short session will feel like an uplifting way to reflect on the school year as it draws to a close. Please try it and let me know how it goes..
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My first event vlog! This was shot at the Leeds Beckett University mental health in schools knowledge exchange which took place in Birmingham on July 5th 201...
Dr Pooky KnightsmithEVENT VLOG | School Mental Health Knowledge Exchange youtu.be/osJjDcW3ITY
I hope I captured a little of the magic of the @SchoolMHealth event in my first event vlog..
Let me know what you think; I have a lot to learn but I think it's a decent first attempt?