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Archive for July 2018

Vulnerability in therapy

This guest blog was written by Professional Help Associate Counsellor Amrit Sagoo; MA (Existential Psychotherapy), MNCS (Accred); MBACP (Reg). Vulnerability in therapy “What happens when people open their hearts?” “They get better.”  – Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood Opening your heart in therapy takes courage. It is not easy. It is not easy sitting in the client’s chair for your first…

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The Reluctant Hypnotherapist

This guest post was written by Professional Help’s Head of Counselling Joanna Williams; MA, Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, MNCS (Accred), MNHS.   The Reluctant Hypnotherapist   Back in Autumn 2013, I found myself sitting in a circle of people in a hotel conference room, at the beginning of the thirty classes and three…

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Bearing Witness in the Aftermath of Violence

This guest post was written by one of our wonderful Associate Counsellors Amrit Sagoo; MA (Existential Psychotherapy), MNCS (Accred); MBACP (Reg). Bearing witness in the aftermath of violence I work with stories, stories that are often dark and despairing as they understandably would be in the aftermath of violence. Yet I know through my work…

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