As in many towns and villages across Britain a silhouette of a solider has appeared in my village as part of the commemorations of the end of… Read more “Remembrance and Grief”
Content notes – rape, sexual assault and victim blaming Recently, in response to another tweet by Donald Trump, which attacked a victim of sexual assault, brave survivors… Read more “#WhyIdidntreport and victim blaming”
Today I discovered I had been quotes in a number of newspapers, not the usual way to start Mothers Day!
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?”
Is it OK to bring up politics in a counselling session?
The in-house journal of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy is Therapy Today. It is sent to every member of the organisation as well as being… Read more “We expect, and need, better than this from the BACP”
I have written previously on the ethical, and professional reasons why therapists should not google their clients. It’s a feature of the power of modern technology that… Read more “Should clients Google their therapist?”
This post by a fellow curator of The Queerness crystallised something that has been on my mind for some time, whats so wrong with snowflakes? For those… Read more “What’s the problem with snowflakes?”
In this post I explore a change to the BACP ethical framework which says counsellors should not expect clients to educate them
As a society many myths still abound about how victims should respond to abuse and violence