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What is counselling? – Alex Blaldock

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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Student mental health

Student mental health ‘failing a generation’ BBC News In 2016, 146 students killed themselves, and three have died in Bristol in the past month alone. Read the full story Mo says: So many are in crisis. Whether it is stress

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Reply from the DoE on counsellors in schools

We received the following letter from the Department of Education in response to Mo’s thoughts on using counsellors in schools (see the post Counsellors can help schools cope). Let us know your thoughts. “Dear Mo, I am writing on behalf of

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Counsellors can help schools cope

 In a recent survey by the Association of School and College Leaders, over half of the head teachers who took part said that they struggled to get mental health care for their students at a time when self-harm, cyberbullying and suicidal

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