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Online security and counselling

Online security and counselling For the past three years I have attended the OCTIA annual conference, either in person or online. This is an annual conference for counsellors who work on the internet. This year there was a lot of talk about security and protecting our clients’ confidentiality online. Part of this was a discussion […]

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Therapeutic Writing Groups

Therapeutic Writing Groups Bereavement Therapeutic Writing Group – on Tuesdays, from 27th January 2015 fortnightly Time: 11.30 – 1.30pm (6 sessions) – Free General Therapeutic Writing Group – on Tuesdays, from 3rd February 2015 fortnightly Time: 11.30 – 1.30pm (6 sessions) – £6 per week, see below To be held at Breaks Manor Youth Centre, […]

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Mindfulness

I recently attended a short workshop on “Recovery through Mindfulness – based cognitive therapy”. A representative of Mind ran the workshop. Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way in the present moment and without judgement. Following introductions we did a group exercise called the ‘Raisin Exercise’. It was incredibly relaxing and we concentrated on […]