Starting counselling, for many of us, is a freaky enough proposition: why add to the stress by keeping the counselling process secret? Writing about counselling and its myriad facets is at the heart of my articles, fuelled by a drive to make information about counselling transparent and accessible. I write about other things psychology-related too, to mix things up.
Exploring the common phenomenon of feeling stuck, with some strategies to encourage taking the next step.
There’s no rule that says that you can’t contact a therapist in between sessions. But it’s not always clear about whether or not this is the best course of action.
The many aspects of crying (or not) in therapy.
A counsellor takes a stab at understanding her own experience with overwhelm, including her part in it.
Figuring out what ‘type’ of counsellor or counselling you need is often not as straightforward as it would initially seem.
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A checklist to help you navigate the adventure of finding a counsellor.