A brief outline of my poly day workshop, doing poly wrong.
This weekend I had the great pleasure of attending, and presenting at polyday london, an annual event which looks at different aspects of consensual non monogamy. For… Read more “What did you do on your polydays?”
How do we deal with the inner critic, who loves to pull us down when we need raising up?
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?”
I have written frequently about the need for better training and regulation of counselling and the talking therapies in general. This has however left me with a… Read more “Exciting times ahead!”
I have written a number of times on the need for better regulation of counselling and psychotherapy in the UK. Given our position, where anyone, regardless of… Read more “Theraputic abuse and red flags”
Fathers Day can provoke many different emotions. Karen Pollock looks at how, and why, its important to express them
Many of us will remember as a child being told to say sorry, and mouthing the words with little understanding of what they meant. It is one… Read more “Is forgiveness necessary?”
Resilience is a practice, not a trait. Sometimes people express surprise that despite living almost on the borders with Scotland I grow my own grapes (admittedly in… Read more “Cultivating Resilience”
One of my favourite words in the English language is compersion, both for how it sounds and what it means. For those not familiar with it, it… Read more “Compersion, jealousy and non monogomy”