Nikki Bush in conversation with Dereck Jackson, veteran educator, counsellor, well-known speaker, author, father and grandfather discussing how families can adjust and transition through the trauma of COVID-19. A must for everyone because we all have to take this journey. Dereck is the author of the best-selling book Parenting with Panache. He recently retired with his family to the UK. You can email him on For more information visit

This conversation covers:

  • Change and how we deal with it
  • The seven stages of adjustment and transition that we go through in a variety of situations:
    • COVID-19
    • Change of school
    • Moving country
    • Moving house
    • Death in the family
    • Loss of health, wealth, a business or a home
  • Events that happen to us versus the process of dealing with them