counselling

Online Counselling: How to Start on Skype and email

Online counselling is the future. There’s no two ways about it – the digital age is here and it’s slowly but surely disrupting industries that have been operating in the same way for centuries.

What is Compassion Focused Therapy?

There was so much to take away from the event that we couldn’t possibly summarise it all here, but in case you missed it and would like to know more about integrating compassion focused therapy (CFT) into your work then here’s an introduction.

How to use Metaphor, Story, and Narrative in Counselling

Pat Williams introduced us to the subject of using story and metaphor in our practice. Pat has worked both as an author and a psychotherapist, and has combined her passions to teach about the use of storytelling to further our progress with clients.

Counselling and Social Media – Dos and Don’ts

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… no doubt some of you will already be using some of these tools, and a myriad of others. Counselling, along with nearly any other industry, cannot avoid the changes that have happened in communications over the last decade.

How Much to Charge for Counselling and Psychotherapy

In a previous blog post we discussed the need to have good business skills when starting counselling, particularly if you plan to run your own private practice, and those skills will come into play here.

Working With Shame in Counselling and Psychotherapy

We held a workshop on Shame in the Therapy Hour with Christiane Sanderson examining shame in counselling and psychotherapy, and came away feeling we had a deeper understanding of shame in a professional and personal context.