Are you experiencing harmful and/or aggressive behaviours from your child?
We are here to support you, and help improve relationships within your family.
What Parents and Carers say
The advice you provided has been amazing! The violence has reduced massively. The carpet 10 minutes has been a miracle, L is now asking to do it every night and we regularly go over the 10 mins as it’s been hilarious and fun.
I was desperate to be able to thank you again.
Parent to L, 6 years old
Listen to one Mum's story of what life is like after support from us
All three sessions with you were absolutely amazing and better than any of the private therapy sessions I had before! Your compassionate approach to family conflicts, where everyone’s feelings are validated for what they are, will always guide me in the right direction.
Mother to a 19 year old
What to expect when working with Capa
Our vision statement at Capa is:
Together we will:
Share strategies for change
Offer Specialist support
Increase your confidence to parent
Offer 121 for the WHOLE family including siblings
Help reduce Isolation
Help build positive healthy relationships with your child
Living in fear of your child can feel exhausting and upsetting – we want to help.
Everyone has the right to feel safe in their home.
What to do if your child is being aggressive?
If it is safe to do so stay with your child and validate their feelings.
"I can see you are angry and you are allowed to be angry, but it is not okay to hit me/damage things".
Talking too much to anyone who is in a heightened emotional state can 'fall of deaf ears', they are unlikely to be able to respond in a calm way.
Stay present (if safe) and use few words to let your child know you are there. Continue to validate feelings, or if this escalates remain quiet.
Make sure you have your phone with you so you can contact the police or a friend for help and support.
Don't try to reason at this point with your child or demand they stop.
If you are in danger or fear for anyone in the home call the police.
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