Monthly Archives: July 2020

Practice post

Resilio This is how sailors’ bodies are hardened against the sea, farmers’ hands are calloused, soldiers’ arms are strong enough for throwing javelins, runners’ legs are swift. In each case, what is exercised the most is the toughest. Seneca The devastation caused in New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 may seem a world apart from the overwhelming situation facing a barrister in central London. One involves an environmental disaster

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Practice post2021-06-09T11:30:03+01:00

Single-Session Counselling

What is single-session counselling (also known as single-session therapy, or SST)? It’s where a therapist and client work together to help the client in one session, knowing that more help is available if needed. “where a therapist and client …” It involves two people. You and me. “work together …” It’s a joint endeavour. The work may feel like counselling, therapy, guidance, coaching, or mentoring. That will depend on what’s

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Single-Session Counselling2023-05-24T12:14:03+01:00

EAPs, coaching and training

An Employer / Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) can be an invaluable resource when organisations face different challenges and pressures. Each year in the UK stress, anxiety and depression account for around half of time lost due to work-related ill health. The figure does not account for non-work related causes. Virtually all businesses are affected. Not all take steps to address the problem. The short or longer term absence of key

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EAPs, coaching and training2022-05-06T10:45:36+01:00

Open ended counselling

Longer term counselling and psychotherapy work involves us meeting at the same time each week for 50 minutes and continues for as long as we agree. This can last from a few months to a few years. Generally we would move to time limited work after the initial 75 minute single session and then progress to open ended counselling where appropriate.

Open ended counselling2022-05-06T10:34:27+01:00

Time limited counselling

For some, a single in-depth counselling session is sufficient to help to begin taking steps to address a pressing problem. For others, working for further sessions over a few weeks can help with getting to grips with more complex situations. For time limited work we meet at the same time each week for between 6 and 15 weeks. The sessions last for 50 minutes. The cost is £60 per session.

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Time limited counselling2023-10-03T11:45:56+01:00

Anti-burnout #2: Avoiding Covid Burnout

Feeling overloaded, out of control, or unrewarded? Or a bit out of touch with colleagues, sensing the unfairness of your situation, or being asked to do things that don't feel quite right? Welcome to Spring 2020 - worldwide lockdown. None of us have been exempt from coronavirus and its effects. Being ill, losing loved ones, experiencing the huge demands of lockdown and its consequences, both in personal and professional lives.

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Anti-burnout #2: Avoiding Covid Burnout2021-06-09T11:31:09+01:00
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