Audio Documentaries and Features

Poignant new documentary

Tune into BBC Radio 4 next Friday and witness our poignant new programme “Seeing Unseen Children” about abusing parents who receive help to see themselves as the beacon of light their children need. To do this, the parents need to learn how to “see” their children – their feelings and needs. In doing so, they often confront their own painful pasts.

BBC Radio 4
Transmission Date 01 February 2019 at 11am
Produced by Anna Scott-Brown

More information on the Lighthouse Project

Lighthouse Parenting: an approach developed by Gerry Byrne, a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with 27 years experience working with children and families.
We think children thrive when they are seen clearly. We help parents tap into their natural curiosity and apply it in creative ways to their parenting.
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Lighthouse Parenting Programme Article on ResearchGate
In the current study associations between parents’ experiences of childhood maltreatment and their perceptual, behavioural and autonomic responses to infant emotional signals were examined in a … READ MORE