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- Seeing and listening Category : Features
Cabinet ministers, citizens, couples and – heaven forbid – even counsellors can all be metaphorically veiled in how
they view the other!
- Turning tricks Category : Features
Prostitution is often referred to as the oldest profession whereas therapy is amongst the newest. At first sight they may appear strange bedfellows, but perhaps they have more in common than you might suppose By Kevin Chandler
- In practice - Beginnings Category : Columns
To me, beginnings are as fascinating as endings, although I’ll save comment upon the latter for some future column. I find it intriguing how couples meet and, at some point in their first counselling session, I usually ask about that first encounter.
- In practice - The limits of care Category : Columns
The doorbell cut like a starter pistol through our Friday morning lie-in. My wife looked up from her novel and I sneaked a glance across at her from beyond the sports pages, our silent stares issuing the identical message: ‘Well, are you going or do I have to?’
- In practice - Whither pride? Category : Columns
You find me in playful mood. Might be the fact that the ‘Dun Listening’ sign is in the window and I’m looking forward to a long weekend off.
- In practice - S - under supervision Category : Columns
Throughout the three decades I’ve plied my trade in the counsellor’s chair, I’ve been required to submit to regular one-to-one supervision. I am now on my eighth supervisor, all bar one of them, women.
- In practice – Because you’re worth it Category : Columns
The two elderly aunts lived together, spinster and widow, my closest relatives other than my wife and small children. I would call by every fortnight or so, and the visits prior to Christmas, Easter, or the children’s birthdays took on a familiar pattern
- In practice - A pile of dead leaves Category : Columns
Three hours between clients. The sun is shining and it’s a shame to be indoors. The tall front hedge needs trimming and even with my new extendable battery-powered hedge-trimmer it’s a job I don’t relish, fearing one day I’ll over-reach and topple off the ladder
- In practice - Curiouser and curiouser Category : Columns
‘So what qualities do you think make for a good counsellor?’ The radio presenter’s microphone stared hard and expectantly into my face, eagerly awaiting the required sound bite.
- In practice - Not just another day Category : Columns
I read of some research indicating that most clients prefer their counsellor to be of similar age to themselves, or a little older. If so, maybe I need to amend my directory entry and specify that middle-age anxieties are now a speciality.