When we talk about boundaries, we’re talking about prioritising you and your needs. Doing what you need to do to protect yourself such as saying no to social events you don’t want to go to because you need rest. 📌 Maybe you’re used to people in your life prioritising what they want over what you… Read More »Boundaries: What, why, how
Hesitating to start counselling or therapy? This blog post is for you: some common obstacles to reaching out and how to get past them.
You are important
Your concerns are important
We all need help sometimes
📚 These are great personal development books I have enjoyed and recommend to clients wanting to work on themselves and their relationships between and after sessions. 📖 The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves by Stephen Grosz. This book is about learning to live based on Grosz’s 25+ years as a psychoanalyst. 📖… Read More »Five books for taking time for you
Finding someone right for you is a process – don’t be discouraged if you don’t feel a good connection with the first person you try with your search! There is a great deal of jargon that can be hard to navigate, but taking the time to find someone right for you is worth the effort.… Read More »Decided it’s time to speak to a counsellor or therapist? 6 tips to help your search
History of person-centred counselling The person-centred counselling model was developed by Carl Rogers from the early 1940s. Rogers had training in the psychoanalytic tradition of Freud, although he departed from that initial training. Importantly, Rogers’ approach stresses each person’s inherent drive towards self-actualisation. This means that each of us is the expert of our own… Read More »What is person-centred counselling?