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The Goulding Method is a beautifully simple method that takes only a few minutes of your time each evening.

It involves talking to your child during a specific stage of his or her sleep cycle that research has identified as being an optimal state for subconscious learning. This state of awareness, when the conscious mind is asleep but the subconscious mind is aware, provides a unique opportunity for very specific messages to be fully accepted and believed by your child.

It’s about teaching parents to work with their own children while they sleep so that in the morning, when they awaken, they have a more positive mindset.

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
– Frederick Douglass (1817–1895)

Research shows there is declining health and wellbeing in our young people, and increasing numbers of them are succumbing to depression and anxiety.

University of Sydney researchers who looked at psycho-pharmaceutical medications prescribed for children and adolescents from 2009 to 2012 found that the number of children aged between 10 and 14 being given antidepressants jumped by more than a third, while anti-psychotic medications rose by almost 50 percent. (Read the full ABC news report here).

Such an increase in such a short time frame indicates that the need to focus on building our children’s self-esteem and resilience is greater than ever.

The Goulding Method is a methodology for building your child’s self confidence that is extremely simple for parents to learn and apply. The benefits have often been described as miraculous.

The Goulding Method was originally created by educator Joane Goulding to assist her daughter Michelle, who was diagnosed with a range of issues including brain damage (Cerebral Palsy). The Goulding Method assisted Michelle to grow into adulthood feeling secure and loved with a positive “I’m OK” attitude that has remained with her throughout and well beyond her childhood years.

Over the past forty years the process has been further refined and developed into a successful methodology that has helped numerous families worldwide to create empowering relationships within the home environment and has given hundreds of children that most precious gift of self-love and self-esteem.

Although originally created to assist a child with special needs The Goulding Method is for any child, so whether your child is “gifted”, “normal” or in need of special help, the benefits of the process apply.

I recommend this simple and extraordinary process to all families unreservedly and as an accredited The Goulding Method Consultant I would be happy to assist you in learning to use it.

Some benefits of The Goulding Method for the child:

  • Increased resilience.
  • Improved behavior, concentration and enjoyment of learning.
  • Improved health and well-being.
  • Better relationships with family, teachers and peers.
  • Greater achievement of potential.
  • Enhanced confidence to deal with peer group pressure and bullying.

Some benefits of The Goulding Method for the family:

  • Improved communication, less family tension and better relationships.
  • Less sibling rivalry and separation anxiety.
  • Reduced need for specialist help and
  • A happier home environment.

Specific issues that can be improved using The Goulding Method Process include:

  • Autism spectrum behaviors
  • bedwetting
  • temper tantrums
  • nail biting and other nervous habits
  • fears and anxieties
  • poor eating habits and
  • also a number of health issues where a psychological component is present such as asthma and
  • various skin conditions.

What are you going to tell your child?

A simple, loving message that has been precisely tailored to your child’s specific needs.

By doing so in the correct tone of voice and in the optimal stage of your child’s sleep cycle, you will empower your child to overcome a wide range of issues that may be of particular concern and/or to achieve self-confidence and inner strength regardless of what each day brings.

The technique is easy for you to learn and remember. Come work with me individual, either in person or on Zoom, and let me assist your family. I’m here to teach it to you and then support you in implementing it, so give me a call.

The early years of a child’s life have always been important but are now increasingly complex for children and their parents to navigate. I work with many parents who are deeply concerned about their children and how they are managing and coping with the pressures of growing up in today’s world.

The 3 MOST important aspects to create change with the Goulding Method process are:

  1. Commitment: Offer Goulding Method each night for a minimum of 3 months.

  2. Consistency: Ensure you present the process to all siblings.

  3. Compliance: Repeat the suggestions without attempting change or addition.

Every child up to 15-16 years old should have access to this valuable information. It’s non-invasive and drug-free.

Just 2 minutes a night while your child sleeps for changes that last a lifetime. Incorporate The Goulding Goulding Method Process into your bedtime routine – it’s like brushing teeth every night.

Guaranteed results so long as you present the information consistently and as directed. If you carry out this process 100% to the letter over 3 months (minimum) you will notice change.

You talk – they listen – creating happy children with high self-esteem and emotional resilience while they sleep.

Goulding Method is not a therapy, it’s a process to be incorporated into the bedtime routine. It’s a nightly commitment which will be so worthwhile. So if you are a Parent, Grandparent, Auntie or Uncle, Loving Friend or Guardian of a Child, you won’t want to miss this opportunity.

The most precious gift of all for you and your child which lasts for life.

Goulding Method Case History


The benefits mentioned above are based on each individual’s experience and results may vary