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
Recently I was approached by two autistic people who wished to educate counsellors about autistic people, after seeing my letter to the BACP on trans conversion therapy. I would like to thank them for working with me on this piece, and, as always, thank my clients, who whilst unnamed are my greatest educators.
Image description [The European Flag, 12 gold stars in a circle on a dark blue background] Be it in the newspapers, on social media, or in people’s… Read more “When #Brexit causes rifts”
Tips and thoughts on celebrating Valentines Day, for those who are monogamous, and not.
Many people are being failed by the NHS when it comes to talking therapies. Replacing CBT with Mindfulness is not the solution.
Confused by they types of counselling on offer, and what counselling is? An accessible guide for non professionals
A paper came across my twitter timeline recently which genuinely left me wide eyed with surprise. It was entitled “Should psychiatrists Google their patients?” It was one… Read more “To Google or not to Google?”
I approach any letters to newspapers with caution since one of my best friends in Sixth Form used to write the letters to our local newspaper for… Read more “I never asked to be born, a response.”
This is not usually a place where I comment on the news, or the twitter version of the news. There are better blogs or people to follow… Read more “Do People Need Peeple?”