“Counselling is not advising, gossiping or argument about anything. That’s chatting. Counselling is unbiased support”
Titus and I
Counselling occurs when a person (client) seeks the help of another (counsellor) and engages in private conversations with them in order to resolve issues in their life. A therapeutic relationship is key
……Continue reading My understanding of what is meant by the term ‘counselling’ and my approach to counselling. My counselling level 4 diploma course
I am just starting my counselling course research project. I have chosen ‘creative art therapy’. Writing and
gotta keep smiling through adversity
Photography therapy will be my main subjects. I cannot wait to start as I have gained so much from writing and photography as self-help to overcome adversities in my own life since
……Continue reading Creative Art therapy, Writing therapy, unsent letters, photography, drawing, PTSD, trauma, anxiety, Depression, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, relationships, self-esteem…
I am being forced, if you like, to think about age. Together with ‘death’, and ‘time’, it’s another topic I usually try to
Me at 41
avoid. They make me anxious, sad and far too thoughtful. But, my parents are ageing quickly, it seems, since losing certain things in their lives and being forced
……Continue reading The subject of age – how much do we really think about the elderly and getting older? Empathy or ignorance? And what about us?
Titus my cat peacefully asleep
I really wanted Titus to be a therapy cat, and I just realised that he kind of is…. To my mum and dad when I take him round there. I get dinner, they get my cat and I for the night. They actually ask for me to bring him.
……Continue reading Therapy cats, pets, family, a new chapter and lowering blood pressure!
Molly my hamster and I
My eldest brother, whose wife died a few years ago from breast cancer, is getting married again. It has been a whirlwind, as I only found out about her a few weeks ago and he only met her last summer! The wedding is in February and sounds to be
……Continue reading January musings, marriage, babies, cats, therapy, being positive and more