Helping you get the support you need.
The relationship between client and counsellor is perhaps the single most important part of the counselling process. This episode and next, we'll look at why, and at how the therapeautic relationship might manifest in your counselling session.
The modern counselling room is nothing like the image usually presented in films--so what can you expect?
10 October is World Mental Health Day, so let's look at how we can help the people around us.
Contracting is an extremely important part of counselling; boundaries are key to helping clients feel safe within the counselling relationship. Here, I walk you through some of what you can expect your counsellor to talk about.
A quick re-look at our core message so far: yes, getting started with counselling can be a bit nerve-wracking, but you're worth it.
It's easy to get into a panic about the first session--what if it 'goes wrong', or I can't think ofanything to say? But don't worry, you've got this.
The phone rings, and your imagination's in overdrive. Don't worry, that's normal; everybody feels just as terrified about this upcoming call as you. But then the counsellor picks up, and you know what? They're not all that bad.
Contacting a counsellor for the first time can actually be quite difficult. Here, I go through some of the reasons why, and encourage you to take the leap and give it a go.
The coronavirus quarantine has added another layer of complexity when it comes to finding a counsellor, as many are only able to offer remote counselling right now. This can make people squeamish, so hopefully I can put your mind at ease.
Finding a counsellor can be...tiresome. Here I explore some of the things to keep an eye out for during your search. Hope it helps.
A (blessedly short!) look at who'll be on the other end of the phone.
Very first Podcast! A short ramble about future rambles.