Britain Divorces the EU

Britain is set to leave the EU after UK voters decided to bring an end to a relationship which spanned nearly half of a century.  The further announcement today that David Cameron has resigned as PM sent another shock wave … Continue reading

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#SAVEVAUGHAN

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Last week the Midlands counselling community was shaken to hear that the Vaughan Institute of Lifelong Learning run by Leicester University was placed under risk of closure. An article released by the Leicester Mercury on 8th June 2016 states ” … Continue reading

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Tailoring the solution to the problem: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy perspective

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Shahzad Saeed, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist   Welcome to our therapist blog spot.  This month we are featuring Shahzad Saeed, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist who discusses the principles of CBT, how the therapeutic approach works and whether it could be right for … Continue reading

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Stop Arguing, Start Talking : A Couples Counsellor’s 10 Top Tips for Fair Communication

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Welcome to the Rutland House Counselling & Psychotherapy featured therapist blog where couples counsellor Philip Harris-Worthington discusses common couples issues and shares tips for relationship success. Couples and individuals come to see me for a variety of reasons. It may be about … Continue reading

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Healing Through Metaphors in Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Welcome to this month’s featured therapist blog, where Person-Centered Counsellor Debbie Holder guides us through the therapeutic use of metaphors to assist in the process of personal transformation, healing and growth. “Be a lion that roars. Be a flower that blooms. … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain: Accepting the Loss Of the Healthy Body and Learning I am so Much More Than a Person in Pain

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Welcome to this month’s featured therapist blogspot where BACP Accredited Person-Centered Counsellor Angie Denman shares a personal account of chronic pain, grief, adjustment, and her journey to becomming a counsellor. For my first blog I wish to share with you how … Continue reading

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Why Do We Collect Things Rather Than Memories?

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Welcome to this months featured therapist blog where UKCP registered Gestalt Psychotherapist Karen-Marie McPherson discusses the phenomena of hoarding and our tendency to assign personal meaning to objects.  A fitting post at Christmas, a time when much value is placed on the … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BACK IN ANGER

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In this month’s featured therapist post Psychodynamic Counsellor Andy Lincoln shares a personal account of  life transitions, and discusses growing old with emotional integrity. In the latter days of my career working with the Youth Service, before I retired, my office … Continue reading

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RHCP Says Farewell to Kelly Williams Counselling Coordinator

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This week we say an emotional farewell to our Counselling Coordinator Kelly Williams after almost three years of service with us. Kelly has been a huge asset to the practice and a valued member of the team.  Kelly goes on to … Continue reading

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Furthering Our Understanding of Intergenerational Trauma; New Evidence Suggests Epigenetic Inheritance in Humans

Welcome to our Featured Therapist blogspot, where this month our Director and Clinical Psychotherapist Jenny Collard discusses implications for Integrative Psychotherapy following new research suggesting trauma may alter our genetic make up and be passed to following generations. As Psychotherapists we are familiar with … Continue reading

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