85% of people agree it’s a good idea to seek counselling or psychotherapy for a problem before it gets out of hand. — Read on www.bacp.co.uk/news/news-from-bacp/2021/8-october-attitudes-towards-mental-health-are-changing-our-research-finds/ Toni says: this is good news although I wonder how to identify that magic …

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Questions to ask a counsellor before you begin sessions — Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/happiful.com/questions-to-ask-your-counsellor-before-you-begin-working-with-them/amp/ Toni says: I wonder how many counsellors are prepared for these kinds of questions? I remember going for my first session with a counsellor years ago and …

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Toni says: Here’s Part 2 of Alex Baldock’s piece about the work he does in HMP X, his insights and reflections about his growth as a counsellor in response to the experience: “The cycles of change being what they are, …

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Toni says: We are really pleased to present a piece written by Alex Baldock about the work he does in HMP X and his reflections on the way that counselling addresses addiction and his journey as a counsellor. Here’s part …

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