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I'm Dan Jones, I have high-functioning autism. I am author of bestselling book Look Into My Eyes: Asperger's, Hypnosis, and Me and a number of other books around parenting, hypnosis, self-help, and wellbeing. As well as having autism I also have over 15 years professional experience working with children and their families in a variety of setting from residential children's homes, to social care and family support work, and prior to this I worked within homes for those with mental health issues (including some residents with autism - which obviously isn't a mental health condition, but they were in the homes).

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Extract From 'Look Into My Eyes' by Dan Jones 'How My Wife & Best Friend Have Influenced My Life'

Posted by Dan Jones on April 4, 2017 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The biggest influence in my life has been my wife. A clear sign of this was when I gave my speech at our wedding. I wasn’t nervous through the wedding, as everything was planned and should have carried out as planned. Some bits that were likely to ruin the plans were getting me frustrated and angry, but it was nothing I wasn’t prepared for. The speech, however, definitely didn’t go as planned. When it came to me doing my speech, I had practiced it a couple of times just to m...

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A Day In The Life Of... By Me When Aged 15

Posted by Dan Jones on April 4, 2017 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

A couple of weeks ago I was searching for a magazine from 1992 - I still haven't yet found the magazine... while searching I stumbled upon a folder of my old English school work. In the folder were stories I had written, the write up of my work experience I had done (I got work experience with a scuba diving company because I wanted to spend a week scuba diving if I'm not in school, rather than like most other students who got jobs in banks and shops etc...), and a write up about 'day in the ...

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Extract From Autism Book 'Look Into My Eyes': How Hypnosis Has Helped Me

Posted by Dan Jones on April 4, 2017 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Extract From Dan Jones book ‘Look Into My Eyes: Asperger’s, Hypnosis & Me’

The event that transformed my life happened in 1993. The ITV television channel aired a programme called The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna. The show was essentially a televised version of stage hypnosis. I had never seen hypnosis before and watching the show I didn’t really understand what it was. Paul would say that he couldn’t show the actual hypnotic inductio...

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Solution Focused Parenting Support Cuts Youth Crime By 68% - New Book Press Release

Posted by Dan Jones on June 28, 2012 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

New book by Humanistic Solution Focused Therapist Dan Jones, ‘Using a Humanistic Solution Focused Approach with Parents & Families to Reduce Anti-Social Behaviour & Youth Offending’ (Available from the

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Humanistic Solution Focused Parenting Support to Reduce Youth Criminal Offending

Posted by Dan Jones on April 6, 2012 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

“Working with parents to reduce & prevent youth offending and re-offending”

For the last five years I have been working intensively with the Youth Offending Service to offer parenting support to parents of young people at risk of offending or already offending to reduce youth offending rates. Here is a brief summary of my findings. I offered a service to 321 families and tracked the youth offending rates for a year, and tracked 91 of the families over a three y...

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