Spring and emotional growth
Spring has arrived. I notice too that “weeds” have appeared. I wonder, does this represent a part of one's self? Are there parts within a person who would like to root out and plant a more beautiful, more aesthetically pleasing bloom? Winter has passed; perhaps a moment has been lost where self exploration and fortuitous […]
Exam results and harvest time
It's harvest time – the apple trees are weighted with fruit. Exam results have either been announced or will be for our 16+ adolescents. One phrase bubbles up: /What now?/ Perhaps as a /parent,/ you feel you have invested so much time, effort and money into your child and she/he hasn't done as well as […]
Tick, tock…
The number of people looking for therapy is on the increase. Since 2014, almost 30% of British adults have tried therapy, where in a safe place they can explore their challenges with a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. This is a 40% increase since 2010, according to the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). Beware […]
Summer holidays – the pressure is on!
It's that time again where the school summer term ends. Our young people have probably worked hard to harness great exam results with a view to attending a sixth form or university. Our younger adolescents, those who are 11, are about to embark on secondary school. /Perhaps you were scared at the time?/ These endings […]