Counselling in Bishop’s Cleeve

I currently have the display board at The Natural Health Centre Bishop’s Cleeve. I have tried to make the board look busy and messy as a reflection of how our lives can be at times. I am pleased to see that a couple of my postcards have been taken already.

Please get in touch if you wish to discuss how counselling may help you.

4 Actions for Successful Relationships

I recently came across this useful article which I thought I would share. I particularly like the sentence at the beginning: “Marriage is not a noun, it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do”. Of course you do not need to be married to your partner, this could be equally true of any loving relationship.

If you are in a relationship why not take a moment to read this article, 4 Actions for Successful Relationships and take some time to reflect upon your relationship. Is there something you could change or do differently?

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Listening Skills

Listening skills is one of the first things taught in counselling skills training. This may sound a little basic but really listening is not that easy. It takes practice to stay with what someone else is saying, to remain present and not to interrupt.

The problem is, most of the time when someone is talking we are not really listening to what they are saying, instead we are thinking about our related experiences and what we are going to say in reply. I imagine you will know what I mean and have experience of talking only to be interrupted or [Read more …]