Saturday 4 December 2021

Dr Duncan Gillard feat. Hoopdog

Season 4 Episode 13

Hi there and a very warm welcome to Season 4 Episode 13.

Our guest is Dr. Duncan Gillard, a registered senior educational psychologist and highly experienced ACT and DNA-v practitioner and trainer. He's the co-author of the popular self-help book, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy [ACT for dummies] and also the author of several peer reviewed articles on the subject of ACT and contextual behavioural science. Ducan's work focuses on whole school and targeted interventions to promote and improve children's wellbeing and resilience as well as on the delivery of group and individually based ACT coaching interventions to support teachers' well-being and valued living. 

He's joined by his colleague - Dr Nic Hooper [aka Hoopdog] - who alongside Duncan is part of the pioneering team who have developed Connect PSHE and more recently


Show Notes 

In the next episode we'll be taking more about Connect PSHE - you can find the website hereConnect is a Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) wellbeing curriculum for primary school children. It is a fun, easy to use weekly programme that teaches children key skills to promote emotional wellbeing and resilience.

Since this episode was recorded the team have also launched their whole school approach to wellbeing - you can find the website for ConnectEd World here.

And you can follow Duncan on twitter here.

Prize Draw

For your chance to win a FREE pass to either Module 3 or Module 4, enter your details here,  by the end of 2021!

You can read about our Chisi Award for the People Soup Podcast here.

Our intro was created by the enormously talented Alex Engelberg and our incidental music is from Andy Glen. 


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