Posts by: helen@branch

This is me…

This is me…

For most the idea of counselling is terrifying. I know because I have done it myself. All counsellors or therapists should undertake personal counselling, for some courses it is not…
Just one line

Just one line

How can thinking of one word make difference in counselling, parenting, or facing anyone in an emotional state? In one my one counselling roles I was asked to record my…
Unless we are stressed

Unless we are stressed

Unless we are stressed we are not trying. Unless we are sweating we are not working hard enough. Unless we are working outside of office hours we are not doing…
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Did you make a New year's resolution? Or a general goal? How is that going? Hopefully well, but maybe you have already eaten the extra chocolates, skipped the day at…
My Instalife 

My Instalife 

We all criticise social media for portraying a perfect life. But photos have long been an important part of family life, from the embarrassing childhood snaps to loved one lost…

Competitive Grief

No matter your religion, beliefs or culture, grief is something that is uncomprehandable and often all consuming. It seems impossible that someone who was there yesterday can just be.... gone.…
Who am I now?

Who am I now?

We go through certain stages in life: child, adolescence, young adult, adult, old age. Each stage comes with its own focus and transition between stages, a learning curve and change.…