What could be the most common question in counselling ... what about: "how do you feel about that?" Whether in-training or qualified, counsellors do use this question but what is its true purpose and intent ... and how do people who are not familiar with their feelings - or who cannot express feelings - manage this intervention? This article offers some ideas in order to be more discerning & creative with clients who struggle to be aware of emotions.
Just how easy or difficult is it really for therapists to maintain their clients' confidentiality. Without paying active mindfulness to the process, a therapist might find that they have unintentionally broken a client's secrecy. This article considers a number of scenarios which suggest that the practice of Active Confidentiality is not as easy as we might think.
A systemic/psychodynamic approach to domestic violence/abuse in couple counselling: the safety plan.
Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic therapists used their internal experience (as well as external) to help a client come to understand themselves better. This article talks about a figurative and literal experience gained by the counsellor taking a different position before the session began.
First impressions are important, even in the therapy business. What first impression of you will potential clients get when they visit your website or meet you in person?
Where communication has broken down between two parties, whether they be individuals, family members, business partners or whatever, a highly successful method of resolving the disputes between them is Mediation - a process of reaching agreement through dialogue.