Confused by they types of counselling on offer, and what counselling is? An accessible guide for non professionals
To Google or not to Google?
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 never asked to be born, a response.
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.”
Do People Need Peeple?
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?”
Supporting Trans Young People Through Counselling and Therapy
Recently I was privileged to attend this event organised by Gendered Intelligence for therapists and others who work with trans young people and children. As we introduced…… Read more “Supporting Trans Young People Through Counselling and Therapy”
Its OK to look away.
I I would not usually begin a post here with a personal snap from a family album, but this has not been a usual week. As therapists…… Read more “Its OK to look away.”
This post contains spoilers for the Pixar animation Inside Out. The latest offering from Disney/Pixar is a marked departure from the classic Disney formula. It tells the…… Read more “Inside Out”
Like Pebbles on a Beach
I took this photograph recently at the three day Raising the Skirt workshop. (Be aware of nudity on the link). Whilst the actual event only lasted three…… Read more “Like Pebbles on a Beach”
Counselling for Survivors of Child Abuse
If you are a survivor of child abuse, in any form, firstly may I acknowledge your bravery and determination in clicking the link. Children are commonly told…… Read more “Counselling for Survivors of Child Abuse”
Turn off and Tune in.
Last night we had a power cut, not that unusual when you live in a small village in rural Northumberland. Occasional power losses are balanced against living…… Read more “Turn off and Tune in.”