Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Life skills development are specific forms of ‘personal development’ in general.  Personal development happens whether we want it or not.  We have to grow and develop in order to deal with each new challenge we face in life.  The only question is, are we good at doing this on our own, or do we sometimes need some help.  But what do we mean by the term ‘personal development’? https://abc-counselling.org/private-tuition-life-skills-hebden-bridge/


Friday, 10 March 2017

Counselling, coaching and psychotherapy all overlap and complement each other. Sometimes coaching is said to be more skills-based, and not so deep.  Sometimes counselling is assumed to be more about listening and clarifying; while psychotherapy is seen to go deeper, and to seek a more radical overhaul of the client’s life history and future possibilities.  But in our system, coaching, counselling and psychotherapy are integrated, including elements from:

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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Books by Dr Jim Byrne on counselling, therapy and personal development: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jim-Byrne/e/B0034Q8XJ2



Thursday, 23 February 2017

Today is Thursday 23rd February 2017, and I am writing my Morning Pages in my journal.  This is what I wrote:

I am feeling sad – I think – perhaps grieving… for… something.  Some loss of the part of myself that was involved in REBT – or even created by REBT! To the degree that people (or individual humans) are ‘storied being’ – products of internalized and self-created narratives about lived experience – then, to that degree, I am in the process of demolishing part of my own philosophical and cultural scaffolding. 



Tuesday, 7 February 2017

The curious boy: "He had some questions to ask.  He wanted to know how this could have happened.  How a small number of cruel and wealthy individuals could completely and utterly dominate the mass of the people."

https://abc-counselling.org/jim-byrnes-autobiographical-novel/

 

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Monday, 6 February 2017

several strands of mysterious ‘fictional’ story, about the timeless struggle of good against evil; of love against hate and ignorance; and of the heroic journey

https://abc-counselling.org/jim-byrnes-autobiographical-novel/