Do we expect bereavement counselling to “tidy up” our grief?
If you follow me on social media you might have just noticed that I am involved with a little event called Bi Pride next week – the…… Read more “Activism and Anti-oppressive Practice”
My thoughts on attending the conference Intersecting Identities
This January I had the exciting opportunity to attend and present at the British Psychological Society Division of Clinical Psychology Conference in Manchester. Now I am not…… Read more “Identity – The Conference”
In my first two posts in this series I looked at the traditional attitudes to bdsm, and how they are changing, and in part 2 at the…… Read more “Kink from a Person Centered Perspective; Part 3 – Abuse”
In my first post on BDSM/Kink I looked at how the traditional psychotheraptic narrative of it being harmful was not supported by either the lived experience of…… Read more “Kink from a Person Centered Perspective; Part 2 – Healing”
The kink/BDSM community is one which has often had to hide in the shadows, facing judgement prejudice and discrimination. BDSM stands for bondage, domination/discipline, sadism/submission and masochism.…… Read more “Working with kink/BDSM from a Person Centered Perspective; Part 1”
Learning that it is ok to be conflicted can be a vital life lesson
More on my candidacy for BACP Governor
Silence may be a valuable therapeutic tool, but its important its not the only one we use.