Our work is supported by a raft of scientific evidence from the world of Psychology and Education. Please find here a short list of some of our key studies, books, journals and evidence. Much of the evidence used during our SEPPT and Quarantine courses can be found here.
We are adding to this constantly and passionately encourage wider reading:
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