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March 9, 2017

Without adequate training and awareness there is the risk that the therapeutic space can retraumatise clients who have endured trauma and/or abuse in the past, as this client group do have different and specific needs to that of many other more typical clients who have...

January 1, 2017

This is by far and away the most important lesson I learned from being in private practice...

December 2, 2016

Writing something down moves it from our inner world onto the page. This begins a process of change. We have begun to bring words and order to our experience

November 1, 2016

I have been fortunate to secure some paid work but recognise that perhaps this is the exception not the rule. The need for paid work becomes necessary perhaps even imperative, as the concessions of fees for personal counselling, CPD, supervision, BACP membership as wel...

October 1, 2016

That was it - the final straw! I had to do something or risk getting a 'diagnosis' myself.

I can't remember the exact circumstances, but I know that there had been an accumulation of stuff. Just one thing after the other; seemingly relentless. 

It was February 2016, the...

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