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From picking a counsellor to leaving one, the following articles are written to help inform your understanding of the process of therapy

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Selecting your counsellor

Five questions to ask before you choose

February 6, 2018
It can be both exciting and somewhat overwhelming picking a counsellor. Scrolling through a sea of uncomfortable self-portraits in the counselling directory....

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What are the different types of counselling

Person-centred, CBT and psychodynamic approaches: a brief guide

March 2, 2018
Although there are broadly speaking three mains schools within therapy, in practice most clients will have a choice of two: person-centred and CBT. The third choice, psychodynamic therapy, from the Freudian school, although once prominent is now far less common...

Evidence-based psychotherapy

Does counselling work?

Looking at the evidence

May 10, 2018
There are two main challenges in determining whether counselling is working: first what exactly does counselling working mean for you as an individual and secondly how can this be measured...

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Life with Depression

Survival Guide

April 28, 2018
Depression can be one of the most debilitation yet one of the most common mental health conditions. Yet it's cause and cure are still a mystery. There is no one thing that will make us depressed...

When to stop counselling

When to quit counselling ?

Five Signs You May Be Ready To Move On

Aug 30, 2018
The therapeutic alliance can be a very slippery process. Although at the outset individuals often have clear goals, during the course of therapy these can become muddled...

What is CBT and how does it work

What is CBT?

And how does it work

October 4, 2018
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is in some sense a modern re-interpretation of a very old way of looking at ourselves and the world, namely Stoicism...

About this blog

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The following articles are written to help you understand what is this process of therapy, what actually happens in the room, from finding a therapist to leaving one, from understanding what a counsellor can help you with and what they can't.
It includes topics on the different types of therapy, to couples therapy, and about the role of diagnosis in mental health.

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