In Praise of Talking Therapy

As a provider of talking therapy, or counselling as many of us call it, I felt excited when I came across this great article in praise of talking therapy. The article, 11 Intriguing Reasons To Give Talk Therapy A Try, explains clearly how and why talking therapy can help with many difficulties. In particular it is in praise of the analytical approach that psychodynamic counselling offers. This is my main approach, although I have also trained in using CBT and solution focused skills as well.

The introduction of the article says: “Many of us grew up under the impression that [Read more …]

Support over Christmas

Christmas can be a hectic and stressful time for so many people. For some this might be good fun and lovely stress but for others it might be full of sadness and worry. For many people and for many different reasons Christmas is a difficult time; it can be a time when we remember and miss loved ones that are no longer with us, or a time when other stresses build up to a peak. For some people it can be a lonely time. If you are having counselling or receiving other support then you will most [Read more …]

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Cheltenham Counsellor Debbie Fitchsampson on Facebook

I am delighted with the number of people following my Facebook counselling page. Please take a look for interesting articles and inspiring thoughts related to various aspects of mental health and well being. Please feel free to leave a comment and engage in the conversation. Alternatively you may wish to read the articles in private. Happy reading!