Tribute to Chester Bennington

Tribute to Chester Bennington

The first I knew of Linkin Park came blaring down from my son’s bedroom around 15 years ago.  I LOVED the sounds but never really listened to the words.  Just over a month ago  I heard about the suicide of the frontman Chester Bennington at 41 years old.  I wanted to know more about him and why he would take his own life.  I started by listening properly to the lyrics and I woke up to this man and his life.  It resonated with SO many clients I have worked with over the years who have been through difficult childhoods and sexual abuse. Bennington, in an…

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Three girls – who is responsible?

Three girls – who is responsible?

Did you watch the recent TV series Three Girls about the scandal in Rochdale involving under age girls being trafficked and sexually abused.  It was quite shocking actually but the thing that upset me the most, and has been playing on my mind since, is what happened to cause those girls to end up where they did. The girls found comfort in the local kebab shop, where they were fed and given a place to play, jump around and be children.  They felt cared for, looked after and safe.  This was before it all started to go wrong, when the men…

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