When I was training to be a counsellor my tutor used to emphasise that the ending of the therapeutic relationship was present from the very first moment… Read more “Parting is such sweet sorrow”
In this post I explore a change to the BACP ethical framework which says counsellors should not expect clients to educate them
It is the time of year, as the Earth returns to sleep, when death seems closer to us. Perhaps then, it’s no surprise my attention was caught… Read more “Death and second chances”
One of the things i have noticed, on forums and other places where people discuss therapy is how often worries about how a counsellor perceives their clients… Read more “Who’s afraid of the big, bad, therapist?”
Is the idea of being finished holding us back from being who, and how we want to be?
How do we describe the vitally important relationship between therapist and client?
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?”
Misophonia is an often misunderstood condition. It is a strong, often described as irrational, emotional reaction to certain trigger sounds. Imagine feeling rage at the sound of… Read more “Misophonia”