Yearly Archives: 2016

Book Recommendation: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

I’ve been a fan of Brené Brown since I first saw her TED talk The Power of Vulnerability. Brené is a research professor and storyteller with a background in social work. Her research and writing mostly focuses on vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. I recently read her book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live,

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How Sensitive Are You?

HSP Counsellor Brighton

Lots of people who find themselves looking for a counsellor or therapist have been told, or thought themselves, that they are very sensitive, perhaps even too sensitive. They are often amazed to discover that High Sensitivity (or Sensory Processing Sensitivity) is actually a normal,

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BACP Registered Counsellor in Brighton and Hove

BACP Registered Counsellor Brighton

I am pleased to announce that having passed my certificate of proficiency I am now a BACP registered counsellor Brighton; a fully registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

So… what does that mean?

The BACP Register

The BACP Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists is a public record of therapists who have met the BACP’s standards for registration.

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Self-Care Expertise Session in Brighton

Self-Care Expert Brighton

Last week I attended a One Girl Band expertise session hosted by Lola Hoad on the subject of self-care. The session was presented by Dionne Elizabeth, self-care expert Brighton, from Changing the Menu. Dionne creates art, music and wellness projects.

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The Listening Project in Brighton

The Listening Project Brighton

A few weeks ago I received an email from Gift Health explaining that they were looking for volunteer listeners for a Mental Health Awareness Week campaign, the Listening Project Brighton.

This idea started in San Francisco as Sidewalk Talk,

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What Kind of Counsellor?

What Kind of Counsellor?

Looking for a counsellor can feel complicated and overwhelming. What kinds of counsellors are there? And what kind of counsellor would most help you with your current difficulties? Here’s my take on that question.

“What do you do?”

“What do you do?” a stranger asks in a friendly attempt to get to know you better.

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