One of the core conditions as described by Carl Rogers is being non judgemental, usually described as unconditional positive regard. UPR means being willing to suspend your… Read more “Sex Works! Conference -2018”
Last week I attended a training event entitled “Unveiling the Psychology of Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Violence” led by Zoe Lodrick, who has been instrumental in changing… Read more “Understanding Trauma Responses”
It is great to have a guest post from Peter Minkoff, who bravely talks, about an important topic. Keeping a work -life balance whilst depressed. I have been… Read more “Guest Post; How to maintain a work – life balance while struggling with depression”
A brief outline of my poly day workshop, doing poly wrong.
This weekend I had the great pleasure of attending, and presenting at polyday london, an annual event which looks at different aspects of consensual non monogamy. For… Read more “What did you do on your polydays?”
How do we deal with the inner critic, who loves to pull us down when we need raising up?
It is probably one of the most common questions in the counselling room “Am I normal” or it’s close variation “Is what I do normal?” Perhaps it… Read more “Am I normal?”
I have written frequently about the need for better training and regulation of counselling and the talking therapies in general. This has however left me with a… Read more “Exciting times ahead!”
I have written a number of times on the need for better regulation of counselling and psychotherapy in the UK. Given our position, where anyone, regardless of… Read more “Theraputic abuse and red flags”