counselling

Emotions Cards

Emotions Cards

Many moons ago when I worked for a charity counselling children and families I went in search of emotions card. Emotions are funny things that can be hard to descibe…
The label of therapy!

The label of therapy!

I have heard it said (somewhat light hearted): "Well I am not in therapy yet!" "As long as my child is not in therapy I have done ok" "They are…

Depression or just life!

I saw this picture and was reminded of a young teenager I used to work with. They were diagnosed by a GP with depression which impacted on them heavily. The…

Finding Happiness

Family life is a tangled web, the old nucleur unit is long gone, the work-life balance is unsettled, economics are dire, relationships complicated, expectations vast and social culture diverse and…

A therapist with personality?

A constant battle all therapists go through is how much of self to give in session. By this I don’t mean telling a client about your relationships and favourite food…

Starting Therapy

Starting therapy or counselling is a massive step which all therapists have to remind themselves of, throughout their career, whenever they meet a new client. Starting a new job is…