Alison is a mother of four boys and a teacher with over 20 years of experience. She has worked across the primary school age range, including in a speech and language base where the children were diagnosed with speech, language and communication difficulties. Many of the children she has worked with, through her teaching career, have been diagnosed with ADHD or ASD, encountered stress and anxiety, suffered from abuse and neglect or have had complex emotional problems. Alongside teaching, she has engaged with children on an emotional level, helping them to build their self-esteem, gain trust in others and deal with anger and anxiety, and overcome many other emotional difficulties. Alison is a Reiki Master, Rahanni teacher and is qualified in crystal healing. Her 'Calmer Kids' programme helps children discover inner calm, peace and relaxation. She works to help children boost their self-esteem and confidence, increase their concentration and encourages them to become more positive towards themselves and others.