Listening to our emotions, and giving them a voice, is part of our self-development. If we are feeling strange, or uncomfortable, then it may be that our mind and body are trying to tell us something.
Category: Counselling and therapy
Our suffering psychology, and how therapy works
Part of mental health is responding appropriately to our own suffering, keeping faith in our ability to take corrective action.
Counselling: learning to see ourselves
Our early carers can act as a behaviour mirror for us. Where that mirror was distorted, counselling and psychotherapy can help in adulthood.
Why does person-centred counselling work?
Person-centred counselling approaches psychological therapy from the point of view that we are all capable of developing ourselves, given sympathetic conditions.
Four things I have learned as a therapist
As a counsellor, I have seen many people recover from mental illness. Here are four things which, in my experience, help any person’s recovery.
Reasons and excuses: finding understanding
We can grow up silent and bottled up, or verbose and self-defensive. Counselling can help us to find more moderate ways to communicate and behave.
1 2 3 … 13 Next Posts»