Author: sussexcounsell1

A Tale of Hope

Self-disclosure is the act of revealing something about oneself to another person. From a therapeutic perspective, it is telling a client something personal about myself. It was drummed into me during my counsellor training that revealing anything about my life, family, history, personal philosophies or any other factor must only be done if, and only […]

One size does not fit all: A brief look at the therapeutic relationship

“It is amazing how much people will tell you if you listen in the right way” (Pratchett,T 2015 P37) For many years I have possessed a beautifully bound but well-worn notebook that is never far from me when I read. The notebook contains all the sentences that jump out at me, those rare moments when […]