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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...

November 1, 2016

As well as being a stand alone service, Holistic Therapy is an optional choice offered to clients who are attending the Talking Therapy which Dexter provides. The client offer and the way in which they work at EWS may not be for everyone but they are starting to see so...

October 1, 2016

For the majority of counsellors, the decision to take the long educational, experiential and in many ways emotional journey in to the counselling profession is founded in the need, yes that’s right, not just a want, but an innate urge to help and support others.


October 1, 2016

I was lucky enough to have a rewarding career as an arts professional before I began to train as a therapist at the end of last century. Then, one day, I began to define myself as a therapist rather than as an artist. My creative space was reconfigured as a consultin...

October 1, 2016

Most, if not all therapy training consists of how to create a relationship with a person in the therapy room. We call this the therapeutic alliance or working relationship. The interesting fact here is that when we are present with another person we can be ‘present’ or...

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