Why do some Counsellors offer reduced rates? A recent internet search had my blood boiling. Article after article warned people to say away from Counsellors who offer reduced rates, stating the reasons – The counsellor won’t be qualified. The counsellor won’t be regulated by a counselling body. The counsellor won’t value themselves. The counsellor will … Continue reading Reduced rate counselling
Recently I have seen posts on Facebook and Instagram like this one – This has made me think about how much help such a sentiment would have. To help explain my thinking I am going to share my own story. “When my 30th birthday approached I started to feel really down, actually I didn’t really … Continue reading Something to think about
So often I hear people say, ‘just lock me away, I’m crazy’, and I wonder is this how people see mental health? Is it a diagnosable condition like schizophrenia or psychosis, with obvious outwardly symptoms? Or perhaps it’s depression and anxiety, struggles many can conceal? Maybe it’s more simple than that and it’s all to … Continue reading What is mental health?
We have spent the past few days, painting, cleaning and organising all in preparation for the new office. As I sat on the floor feeling proud I realised how grateful I was for those who were so willing to help. Sadly we don’t all have ‘people’ and I wonder what happens when you have nobody … Continue reading Who do you turn to?