Avoca Counselling

By |2020-03-08T11:45:12+00:00December 10th, 2019|

Business Rebrand to Avoca Counselling Here's a story about my new business name - "Avoca" Counselling.  It means "Resting Place" in Irish Gaelic.  I've chosen this name in memory of my Grandmother and the heritage I have through her family. A Tale of Settlers in the Australian Outback My Grandmother used the name "Avoca" to [...]

Preconceptions

By |2014-01-16T17:44:45+00:00January 16th, 2014|

My name is Ashley and I’m currently a psychology undergraduate in the Leeds area.   As part of my university course, I have to arrange and attend a placement that has some form of psychological aspect to it. Having arranged a placement last year, my nerves were somewhat settled. This was until the deadline drew closer [...]

Counselling Business Marketing

By |2013-07-17T19:18:58+00:00July 17th, 2013|

Providing psychological therapy in private practice is not quite the same as working in the rest of the business world. We need to be aware of advertising ourselves ethically due to the nature of counselling itself. I don’t mean to say that every other business is not being ethical. It’s simply that in the world [...]