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Complementary Childcare: Fear and Anxiety

Alternative title
Complementary Kids: Fear and Anxiety
Synopsis
A series originally shown on the Discovery Health Channel seeking to promote a greater understanding of the use of complementary therapies in treating a range of illnesses in children. Each programme deals with a specific illness and health practitioners, all belonging to recognised medical associations, are shown working with the case studies.
The series promotes the idea of helping children to strengthen their immune system at an early age for a healthy later life.

The three featured case studies are: a girl who was bullied at school when she was 12 and her body reacted to he fear and anxiety she had been under by becoming almost blind, although an eye specialist confirmed there was nothing physically wrong with her. She was treated at the Natural Healing Clinic with Bach Flower Remedies and talking therapy to help her learn to relax. 2) A boy who suffered from separation anxiety and was generally extremely fearful until treated by Oran Kivity, a child-friendly type of Japanese acupuncture which uses Shonishin and Toyohari techniques made up of stroking and patting along the meridian and acupuncture points with special non-puncture needles. 3) A boy who was treated with hypnotherapy to relieve his anxiety-related speech problems and associated lack of confidence. With Avy Joseph, a cognitive behavioural therapist (and hypnotist) who specialises in fear and phobias.
Series
Complementary Childcare, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2002
Year of production
2002
Notes
Programme first broadcast on Discovery Health Channel 17/9/02. Also available on DVD combined with WEIGHT
Uses
Aimed at parents who feel that traditional health care methods have failed, or not helped their children sufficiently.
Subjects
Medical sciences; Psychology
Keywords
acupuncture; anxiety; behavioural therapy; bullying at school; child health; cognitive psychology; complementary medicine; hypnoptherapy; Bach Flower Remedies

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2003

Type
VHS
Price
£9.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
30 minutes
Year
2003

Production Company

Name

B-Line Productions

Web
http://www.b-lineproductions.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8444 9574
Fax
020 8365 3664
Address
135 Sydney Road
London N10 2ND

Sponsor

Name

Discovery Health Channel

Distributor

Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
The company ceased trading in 2018. It was previously a distributor and online retailer specialising in non-fiction DVD titles on a wide variety of subjects, particularly in the areas of music instruction, music performance, sport instruction, and health. Some titles also available through retail outlets.
 

Available from retail outlets

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