We would like to take a moment to highlight the incredible work of Catherine Knibbs. She is a dedicated advocate for children’s safety in the digital world. With a background in cybersecurity, data protection, psychology, and psychotherapy, Catherine has spent the last 14 years focusing on the harms that occur in cyberspaces, particularly those affecting children.

TikTok Insights

She is known as @cath_knibbs on Tiktok, where she shares her insights and advice on how parents can keep their children safe online. Her content ranges from discussing the impact of screen time on children to the tactics of cyberbullying and how to prevent it.

TEDx Speaker

Catherine has also delivered a TEDx talk discussing attachment, relationships, and technology. She presents the question of how our connections to each other change as technology evolves. 

TEDx Talk | YouTube

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As an author, Catherine has written insightful books on the subjects of online harm.

Her book “Children and Sexual-Based Online Harms: A Guide for Professionals” provides a sensitive guide for carers and professionals working with children and young people, discussing the serious issues of sexual content and harm that children face online.

Another one of her books, “Online Harms and Cybertruama: Legal and Harmful Issues with Children and Young People”, discusses the serious issues children face online and how these issues can affect their social and mental health, and impact their wellbeing. 

Find her books here.

Virtual Reality Expertise with SpiritVR

Catherine’s expertise also extends to virtual reality. She played a crucial role in the development of SpiritVR by providing valuable feedback and professional opinions on each lesson, contributing to the improvement of the platform.


Learn More on Catherine’s Website

Catherine is based in Wakefield and continues to make a significant impact in the field of child trauma and online safety. Her work shows her commitment to protecting children in the digital age.

For more information about Catherine and her work, you can visit her website here.


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