Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Sleep is even more important than diet and/or exercise for mental health and emotional wellbeing:

I have just completed the index entries for the Sleep chapter in the new book on Lifestyle Counselling and Coaching.  I have posted the entire entry on this webpage: https://abc-counselling.org/counselling-the-whole-person/


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Wednesday, 24 January 2018

New #Counselling #Quote on humans as story tellers with bodies that need attention! #narrative #therapy #diet #exercise: https://abc-counselling.org/ via @abc4cent


Saturday, 6 January 2018

#Attachment #theory moves out of the world of #psychology, and into the world of #fiction and #autobiography ... https://abc-counselling.org/jim-byrnes-autobiographical-novel/


Wednesday, 13 December 2017

REBT CBT Book: title, Unfit for Therapeutic Purposes





Albert Ellis and Epictetus were wrong: People are upset by what happens to them! REBT CBT Book: Title, Unfit for Therapeutic Purposes https://youtu.be/lfmCs9hbN04 via @YouTube

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

I have just updated my blog with something on: Attachment theory and psychoanalysis for counsellors.. My theme was this: Reflections upon the journey of becoming a potent counsellor. The blog begins like this: "Firstly, I have read some of the core texts on Attachment theory, by Bowlby, Ainsworth, Main, Holmes, Wallin, and even, to some degree, Fonagy. I believe Attachment theory is a crucial part of the counsellor’s basic education. We have to be able to understand the ‘child in our client’ – not just in the Transactional Analysis sense, of scoring ‘high’ on child ‘ego-states’ (which means the client spending a lot of time and energy in those personality fragments, or ways of being, called Rebellious Child, Adapted Child, or Free Child). To have an attachment sense of the client is to sense whether they are secure or insecure in their relationships with others; ... https://abc-counselling.org/2017/12/11/5764