Category Archives: Employment Assistant Programme

Reflection of an intergrative counsellor

When I first became a counsellor, I was outcome focused and wanting to make a difference. My work centred in helping the client have a better life and I worked hard, often seeking reassurance.

In the last few years, I have become curious about the counselling process and more focused on the client’s transformation using that process.  As a result of believing and trusting the counselling process, I am calmer and unfazed as to what my clients bring to sessions. I seek to help clients become passionate about themselves and become self-aware.  I have become goal-focused and see greater value in the strategies and exercises used to help the clients gain more from the counselling. As a result, Continue reading

Working as a counsellor for Employment Assistant Programme.

A steady income for many private counsellors is being an affiliate to an Employment Assistant Programme (EAP). UK EAPA report that 50% of employers now have support through an Employment Assistant Programme. There are many companies in Sheffield who sign up to an EAP. That is a lot of counselling! But what is an EAP and what are the pros and cons of working for them?

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