Pacing is essential when living with chronic illness. This blog post will help you learn how to find balance in your energy levels and what you do.
Imposter syndrome in counsellors and how to overcome it.
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 …
I have been a counsellor for 15 years. I have grown and developed. This blog post looks at what has changed and how I have grown.
I have gained my senior accreditation. Accreditation has been controversial in the world of counselling. Let me share with you how I see it as part of my professional development and growth.
Last year, I attended complex trauma training delivered by Dzmitry Karpuk, which focused on stage 1 of Herman’s three stage model of trauma recovery and described ways of ensuring safety and stabilisation in the counselling room. I was curious
Time to Talk day. Grab a cup of tea and let’s talk about mental health. Jess Glynne’s words in Thursday inspires me to tackle mental health.
Why write a therapeutic journal? Therapeutic journal is aimed at helping you, the writer, to understand yourself.. It can take you on a journey where you discover the ‘real’ you. It starts to help you understand how your think and learn about your emotions. It can also help you unpick your problems and start …
We’ve all been there. Being let down at the last minute or receiving news that is upsetting. How do you cope and move on from bad news? I thought I would use my recent example of being let down by our builder to show you useful ways of moving on.
I’ve done it. I’ve reached one hundred blog posts. I have been writing in this blog for five years. It has taken me on a professional journey I did not imagine it would take me, and has helped improve my reflective writing. So: how did I get here, and; what I have I learned …