Sunday, 14 January 2018
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
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
Saturday, 9 December 2017
Monday, 4 December 2017
Many people are interested in understanding the critique of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (RE&CBT) created by Dr Jim Byrne, and published in his book titled, Unfit for Therapeutic Purposes: The case against REBT/CBT.
However, because of the time required to read a 518 page book, which costs £21.99 GBP, there is an understandable barrier.
For these reasons, we have now produced 3 brief, PDF pamphlets, two of which are either 24 or 34 pages in length: https://abc-counselling.org/problems-with-rebt/
Thursday, 30 November 2017
Quote of the Day – Thursday 30th November 2017
On counselling, coaching, psychotherapy, psychology, philosophy of psychotherapy, neuroscience, nutritional mental health, and many other related subjects.
E-CENT counsellors explore the narratives of their clients, with a view to helping them to manage their feeling-stories better: “Creating a consistent self-narrative (or personal story) that feels true to ourselves is a challenge at any stage in life. Our stories give shape to our (unformed, fragmented), fleeting impressions of everyday life. They bring together the past and the future into the present to provide us with...
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