Carol Surya author-psychologist-facilitator

Children & parents well being, speaker, author, game developer a...nd facilitator

Carol is passionate about children's well being and has 20 years experience in working with children, parents and professionals who work with children. She is author of the book Great Kids and developer of the InnerMagic children's self esteem game. She has extensive experience in assisting troubled children and empowering parents, and has worked in private practise, academic, corporate, community and public sectors. She has written various training manuals over the years, designed numerous workshop programmes, lived on board the Phelophepa Health Care train as resident psychologist working with children across rural South Africa. Carol joined a team of trauma debriefers, to assist survivors in the aftermath of the December 2004 tsunami disaster in Indonesia. She has worked with children and parents in Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and the United States during her global travels, where she learned that all children have incredible potential that simply can be developed with our guidance. She continues to run parenting talks and child behaviour management workshops to the public while also offering a variety of workshops to groups of professionals and child and youth care workers. This includes stress management, self care and relaxation training, as well as a one day intensive CPD accredited training - Therapeutic Tools for Working with Children, based on her game and book. Training occurs in all major cities and/or at the workplaces throughout the country.