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Sandra Dean – Registered Member


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Launching my website for my new services as ‘Mental Health Wellness Coach/Counsellor and Life Writing course Co-ordinator in Essex

Launching my website for my new services as ‘Mental Health Wellness Coach/Counsellor and Life Writing course Co-ordinator in Essex.

To see the new website (in a new window) CLICK HERE

Although counselling/coaching and life writing workshops will begin in Essex, I plan to offer them all on-line as well in the future so watch this

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January musings, marriage, babies, cats, therapy, being positive and more

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

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Monday Blog! I got accepted for the Level 4 counselling course! Talk about confidence boost! Learning, experience, being more relaxed and socialising for mental health

Be relaxed like my cat Titus

Happy Monday everyone!

After my college interview and a two week wait, I finally found out last week that I have been accepted for the Counselling Level 4 course!

Because I had to apply for a loan when I found out, before enrolling, and I was dilly dallying

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Why I want to be a counsellor and why I feel I will be a good counsellor – talking therapies

My Gecko Individuality tattoo because we are ALL individuals and should be treated as such

I have just completed two years at college, part time, learning counselling skills – now to level 2, and this week I have my interview to find out if I am suitable for the level 4 diploma (a two

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Cycling, fitness, group analytical psychotherapy, triggering and learning to be a counsellor

So I cycled and walked all the way to/from analytical group today! Why is that so special you may ask… Well, I brought the bike back home two weeks ago, did a trial run, didn’t realise how hilly/up/down the roads were because I drive everywhere, and it made me feel physically sick and I could

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Sharing our stories to beat stigma around mental illness and mental health issues

Well, as we know from my two memoirs and my many blog posts on my website, and continuing articles, that I have been sharing my story about my mental illness, life story and recovery and now, if I may, I would like YOU to share yours on my website.

I’d like to know about your

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