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Therapeutic and Therapy – What’s the difference?

Therapeutic and Therapy – What’s the difference?

There is a fundamental truth to human behaviour in that there are essentially two explanations for why we do the things we do. According to Freud, all behaviour can be seen as either: An attempt to move away from pain...

Is counselling dangerous?

Is counselling dangerous?

Is counselling dangerous? Quite apart from those situations where a person seeking assistance is duped into trusting a fraudster who has set themselves up as a professional but who, in reality has no real training or skills, is there a...

The counselling hour – whose session is it?

The counselling hour – whose session is it?

As a counselling professional of many years’ experience, I have heard the following debate many times: Should counsellors focus on alleviating painful memories from childhood, or should they work in the present, focusing on things as they are today and...

Divorce… Its place amongst the Top 10 stressors

Divorce… Its place amongst the Top 10 stressors

Any search of the internet for a list of stressful life events will yield a hundred different opinions as to exactly WHAT these are. Try it, if you have the time and inclination. You’ll find that there are literally hundreds...