A heart to understand.

I had some client feedback this week which resonates strongly with this quote. The Client said 'Counselling has helped me to talk and open up about problems that had been upsetting me for years. Talking about them has helped me release them and I feel much happier in my life.' Giving advice shuts down the … Continue reading A heart to understand.

Pain and struggle.

Many of us enjoy solving problems, many more of us watch programmes where we watch others find solutions whether it's Dr Who, Jonathan Creek or Sherlock Holmes; we like puzzles and their answers. We have an ideal in our society that we can somehow know everything, that answers are just waiting to be found, if … Continue reading Pain and struggle.

Alice and the Cheshire Cat.

ÔÇťAlice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Alice: I don't much care where. The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn't much matter which way you go. Alice: ...So long as I get somewhere. The … Continue reading Alice and the Cheshire Cat.


On Saturday 15th June I will be hosting a workshop for fellow Counsellors and Psychotherapists about working with anger in the consulting room. For further information or to book a place please visit my website: http://www.idcounsellingservices.co.uk/workshops Best wishes Charlotte  

Celebrities and Mental Health.

To mark mental health awareness week the BBC have written this article on celebrities who have mental health conditions, and discussed whether if they talk about their condition in public it helps or hinders ordinary people who have the same condition. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-22514215 The article's author suggests that if society chooses our role models for us … Continue reading Celebrities and Mental Health.