Category: Professional development

There remains a stigma around mental health or therapy or counselling. We are not the stereotypical rich white American who is in therapy from childhood.  And whilst that is perhaps a relief, there is also something to be said in …

What is Counselling? Part 2 by Alex Baldock Read More »

Recently I was asked to give a talk on why counselling should replace mental health services.  I initially accepted this invitation, and then when I got to thinking about what I was going to say, I started to think that …

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Have a look at this article from the National Counselling Society. Extract: “It is a common myth to think that the term ‘lone worker’ simply refers to people who work completely alone. Although thousands of people do indeed fall into …

Safety for counsellors Read More »

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We came across this impassioned piece in The Guardian: “What I’m Really Thinking – a disappointed counsellor”. Toni & Mo say: We think that counselling courses should make the transition to practice much easier. If you are in a similar position don’t despair. …

It’s a Slow Road to Your Dream Practice Read More »

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