Parenting Support from Fegans

Parenting Support from Fegans

Parenting Support from Fegans by Fegans’ CEO Ian Soars Fegans love working in the community and especially we love running pur parenting evenings where we freely share the expertise we use everyday in our therapy rooms with hundreds of families at the same time....
World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day 13th November 2017 Has anyone ever made you feel like the worst parent in the world? A cutting remark from a stranger as you desperately try to placate your toddler who is having a meltdown in a restaurant? Tutting as you finally cave in and pass...
Half Term on a Budget

Half Term on a Budget

Half Term on a Budget Another half term is upon us, and it can be an expensive time.  Keeping the children entertained needn’t break the bank though, here are some ideas on how to have fun and save the pennies… Boredom Jar Get the children to write fun...
Facing the Challenge with Fegans

Facing the Challenge with Fegans

Today is World Mental Health Day, and at Fegans we are facing the challenge of supporting vulnerable children with mental health difficulties today, as we do every day. We currently work with 400 children a week, and aim to reach 2,000 a week, before we set our next...
Blog special: Social Media – A Teenagers’ View

Blog special: Social Media – A Teenagers’ View

This week the BBC reported a worrying number of teenagers are having their mental health adversely effected by the use of smartphones.  In our Blog Special, a teenager writes for Fegans about her experiences with smartphones, and gives interesting feedback to parents...
Back to school: Beat the Bullies

Back to school: Beat the Bullies

By Mary Fowlie, Head of Counselling at Fegans Going back to school, a new pencil case and seeing old classmates is a thrill for many children, for others who have suffered bullying at school, September can be a daunting time. 70% of all young people1 have experienced...