Depressed at Christmas?
12, 12, 2017

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  1. counselling interview
    22 Aug, 2017
    Counselling Interview
    Do you want to know more about Lets Talk About It? This is an interview published by Cylex in the last few days. It questions me about counselling approaches, how people know when counselling has been a success, the counselling environment and more ....
  2. depressed young man
    03 Aug, 2017
    Depression affects us all
    Depressed - get some help. Depression affects us all. If you are reading this blog, you have been or maybe depressed. If the depressed person is a friend or a family member the impact can be stressful in that you want the person to get better, to get over their depression. But they may be too inward looking to make that next step - however logical it may seem. If it is you that is depressed, consider the step of contacting a counsellor. There are no boundaries to your feelings, you can be young
  3. Talking with Bereaved People
    28 Jul, 2017
    Talking with Bereaved People
    Some years ago, when I was doing yet more training, I read the book Talking with Bereaved People by Dodie Graves. I came across it in my bookcase a few days ago and picked it up again. Being a Bereavement counsellor can be a challenge. When a client can only see the negatives of the bereavement, it is necessary to reflect on the good times. I found that Dodie gave me some good insight then, and I believe I have carried that forward in my professional life. For any counsellor, this is a good