The Use of ‘Self’ in Counselling

By |2020-02-28T10:07:56+00:00April 10th, 2017|

It may be more comfortable for counsellors to inhabit both a ‘counselling brain’ and a ‘personal brain’. One concerned with professionalism and theory, and the other incorporating everything outside of the working day. This may, to an untrained eye, be the most professional and distant way of approaching any workplace. However, in a discipline which [...]

Child Development

By |2016-08-12T15:51:33+00:00August 12th, 2016|

If we're being honest, most of us would admit that we keep an ongoing mental record of who has done what for whom among our relationships. It sounds a little churlish but this note-keeping is a basic aspect of social functioning that means we can avoid being taken advantage of by free riders, and also helps…

Gender Stereotypes

By |2014-02-01T18:38:35+00:00February 1st, 2014|

Gender Stereotypes - still influencing Another guest blog by Ashley, psychology student who continues his work here for a few weeks to come.  He is developing his blogging wings and deserves some response, I feel.  He writes: "I would like to begin this blog by stating that I do not agree with gender stereotypes. I [...]

Person-Centred Psychology relates to people

By |2014-01-23T16:52:47+00:00January 23rd, 2014|

Guest Blogpost by Ashley, psychology student - Leeds Trinity University.  Our Ashley's a great help.   "Since beginning psychology at A-level, I have learnt about a wide variety of approaches and therapies that have been developed and adapted over the years. Possibly my most favourite, and perhaps the most revolutionary and influential of these, has [...]