Category Archives: Counselling Leicester

Beyond Words: The Art of Suicide

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The words I write here have been started and deleted, restarted and deleted, and restarted again more times than I care to remember. Despite having something to say, I feel powerless to bring words to the awkward, painful and devastating … Continue reading

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Kids & Transitions: The Return to School

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For us adults, life dashes by in a blur of busyness and no quicker does your child break-up from school before they are going back again. But in your child’s world, the summer has been long and vast, busy and … Continue reading

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Times Change, But Do We Really? A Psychotherapist Reflects on Young People’s Mental Health

Welcome to this edition of the featured therapist BlogSpot where Psychodynamic Psychotherapist Andy Lincoln reflects on social change and mental health over a 40 year career in working with  young people. The approach of Mental Awareness Health Week (May 13th to … Continue reading

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Blue Monday Is Disputed to be Fictional, But Is There Greater Demand for Therapy in January??

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OK, we admit it, January is depressing for a variety of reasons. It’s cold, it’s dark, you’ve gained a few pounds, you’ve spent too many pounds and the fun of the Christmas lead up and annual leave break is all … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Christmas Past: How Experience Informs Our View of the Festive Season

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  Welcome to this special Christmas edition of our featured therapist BlogSpot where Trainee Psychotherapist, Bruce Edhouse discusses how the Christmas’s we’ve had inform how we think and feel about our Christmas’s to come. Ah, Christmas – it’s the most … Continue reading

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Coming to the End of Therapy. I’ve Got Your Back…..

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Welcome to this months Blog Spot where Person Centred Counsellor Jayne Yeates discusses the important therapeutic topic of ‘Endings’.  Often spoken of as a significant part of the therapy, Jayne uses her experience as a counsellor and as a lecturer … Continue reading

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Gut Instinct: The Influence of Metaphor in Everyday Conversations

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Welcome to our featured therapist Blog Spot where this month we feature Adrian Ward, a psychodynamic counsellor whose work is particularly informed by Jungian concepts of understanding the mind regarding unconscious influences on our ways of being. In this post … Continue reading

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Mindfulness, The Key to Well-being: Are You Mindful or Mind-full ?   

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Welcome to this edition of our featured therapist Blog where Person-Centred Counsellor Debbie Holder discusses her integration of Mindfulness into her therapeutic tool box. Debbie shares how she not only works with Mindfulness for the benefit of others, but how … Continue reading

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It’s OK for Me to Still Be Me? A Therapist’s View on Being a Working Mother

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Welcome to this BlogSpot where Psychotherapist Emily Reeve shares her experience of becoming a mother and subsequently returning to work.  Emily speaks openly about ‘Mummy Guilt’, and how she has come to manage her parenting worries with acceptance and love. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk To Our Kids: A Simple Request from a Child Therapist

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Welcome to this BlogSpot where we feature BACP Accredited Child Therapist Sacha Jackson sharing her experiences of working with young people and encourages adults to stop, talk and communicate with the children in their lives. I wanted to talk about ‘talking … Continue reading

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