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E67 - Michelle Mitchell - Self Harming and your Teen

September 13, 2022

This week’s guest has been on the podcast before and is back to talk to us about the very worrying subject of Self harming that seems to be happening more and more in schools and with Kids nowadays.

She began her career as a classroom teacher but quit and established a harm prevention charity, called Youth Excel. she soon became well known for successful outcomes with tweens and teenagers who did not flourish under more traditional forms of therapy.

Over the next 20 years, Youth Excel continued to grow and expand. The Youth Excel Centre was established – a multi-disciplinary clinic offering psychology, counselling, mentoring for children and teenagers.

Today she uses her experience to write and speak in schools, community events and through media. Her best-selling parenting and children’s resources, including the highly popular Everyday Resilience Journal, have sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into several languages.

She has been termed the ‘teenage expert’ by the media and is sought after for her compassionate, and grounded advice. Her innovative work has been featured on The Today Show, Today Tonight and Channel 10 Morning News and Sky News, as well as countless print media including The Age, The Courier Mail and The Daily Telegraph.  You can hear her on radio in Australia on a weekly basis.

Find Michelle here


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