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What To Do When Your Child Soils Themselves

Your first reaction to the sight of your child smeared in its own poo could well be shock and revulsion.

But understanding why they do strange things with their faeces or when they urinate on the carpet is key to finding a solution.

You might be surprised to learn that this is one of the issues most asked-about on our Facebook page.

This episode's guest, Sarah Dillon, the COECT's Therapeutic Lead, has helped many parents and children overcome wee and poo issues using therapeutic parenting-inspired strategies.

As she tells us, such problems can seriously interfere with how children attach to their parents and they can occur with older teenagers as well as the very young.

But, the important thing is to find a way to ensure that relationships stay strong by using a series of strategies that reinforce a child's sense that it is safe, accepted and loved.

Listen to this Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or download here.

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