Using DNA-v to support Young People with Climate Change

Hi Everyone, We really enjoyed sharing together in this webinar on climate change and helping young people by using DNA-v (and not so young). “I am heading to aid in the NSW bushfire recovery and this has been extremely useful”. Anonymous participant. “What a generous and hopeful reflection on helping young people!” Anonymous participant. DNA-V, the youth model[…]

DNA-V Jenga – Free resource

Free resource: One of the fun parts of using DNA-V is the creativity it brings. Jenny Grant from Coffs Psychology and Neurotherapy recently shared her adaption of DNA-V Jenga. All you need to do is download the file below, print it on stickers, buy yourself a $5 set of Jenga and Voila! An easy way to build skills[…]

Joseph Ciarrochi and colleagues on self-compassion and perfectionism

  Many of you will be interested in our new paper showing that self-compassion can protect one from the downsides of maladaptive perfectionism. The paper is led by Madeleine Ferrari (watch this space for more cool work from her). A core idea of the paper is that you can’t really stop people from having perfectionistic thoughts, especially[…]

DNA-V online self-paced course is live at last!

Hi everyone, We are excited to invite you all to our new DNA-V online course. After years of pouring our heart and soul into a youth model of acceptance, mindfulness and positive psychology we are thrilled to be able to spread it to the people who work with teens no matter where they are or what their profession—clinicians, counselors, social workers,[…]