Marie Delaney

Stress management and well-being for teachers: how to manage yourself so you can manage your learners

Marie Delaney is an Educational Psychotherapist, MFL/EFL Teacher and Teacher Trainer and NLP Master Practitioner. She has extensive experience of working with challenging behaviour– both staff and pupils! She has worked on outside school projects – at DYP a Mentoring and Education programme in Hackney, London – as well as in schools as a Learning Support Unit manager for pupils at risk of exclusion and as Learning Mentor /LSU co-ordinator for primary and secondary schools in the London Borough of Havering. She was also a trainer and moderator on the National Training for Learning Mentors and worked as Emotional Literacy Consultant in a challenging secondary school in Essex. She is currently working in a school for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in Cork as well as offering training and consultancy.

She has been Director of Studies for International House in Poland and Course Director for Teacher Training at Pilgrims, Canterbury, UK. She has trained teachers worldwide. Her main interests are introducing therapeutic approaches into mainstream schools to develop realistic strategies for challenging behaviour. She is the author of ‘Teaching the Unteachable’ 2008 Worth Publishing, UK and ‘What can I do with the kid who…’ 2010 Worth Publishing UK.


3 Responses to Marie Delaney

  1. Micaela says:

    I really enjoyed Marie Delaney’s session this morning. I think too often we get caught up in all the various tasks involved in being a teacher and we forget to take care of ourselves. I’ve practiced mindfulness and yoga for a couple years now. It’s really helped me not only relieve but also prevent feeling stressed out. If you’re interested in doing some reading about mindfulness, this book does a great job of explaining what it’s all about and how to incorporate it into your daily life:

    Marie- thanks again for a really interesting session!

  2. Wendy says:

    I’m very keen to read your work as an inspiration for members of staff in a challenging PRU . However I was disheartened to read a Twitter comment made by someone yesterday that said “loved Marie Delaney talk today , teachers are the biggest attention seekers, and control freaks of all ” doesn’t instil me with faith …..? Am I missing something?

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