My counselling is based on the person centred approach which means that I am client led and I believe that each individual has resources within themselves to find their own answers. However, there are times when a client needs guidance along their journey or they find it difficult to express their feelings. An effective counselling tool I use with my clients is creative therapy. This blog post will look at what is creative therapy and what are the ways I use it with my clients. Continue reading
An advantage of attending a counselling supervision course is that it has helped me reflect and evaluate my own supervision sessions. This led me to have an open and frank discussion with my own supervisor about the different aspects of my supervision. We were able to focus on what I have found helpful and unhelpful throughout my supervision. This enabled us to reassess our work together and for me to take a fresh look at what I was contributing and what positive changes I could make.
Last night my daughter was feeling off it and she just wanted to be hugged. As she is rapidly growing up and not always asking for this, I relished in holding her and being able to offer her comfort. My daughter constantly chatters and she could not resist talking whilst we were having a quiet moment! She was telling me about her card she is making for me on Mother’s Day at school and was asking me about Mother’s Day. Continue reading