Monthly Archives: January 2014

Parenting: Some useful info/resources re spanking/physical punishment

Parenting: Some useful info/resources re spanking/physical punishment Thank you again, Monica. Well worth a read, and lots of useful links. (For the less computer-loving, click on the title to get to Monica’s post!)

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The Story of Maddy & Fiona: A modern fable: Palace Gate Counselling Service

I first published this on my personal blog on 2 April 2013. Lindsey Talbott, Therapist Palace Gate Counselling Service Mary Kilborn (1943-2000)“Her preparedness to take risks and to run the danger of being accused of over-involvement (a favourite term of … Continue reading

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10 Myths about depression & psychopharmacology

10 Myths about depression & psychopharmacology Vital reading from a psychiatrist, Dr David Healy, for anyone:- taking psychiatric drugs; thinking about taking them; prescribing them; or working with people who are taking them or thinking about taking them. From David’s … Continue reading

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Donald Miller on Jazz & Spirituality

“I never liked jazz music because jazz music doesn’t resolve. But I was outside the Bagdad Theater in Portland one night when I saw a man playing the saxophone. I stood there for fifteen minutes, and he never opened his … Continue reading

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Does God exist?

Does God exist? Click on this title to follow our link to a lovely story on, Monica Cassani’s blog about her recovery from illness induced by psychiatric drugs – and much, much more. Lots of useful resources for therapist, client, us … Continue reading

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‘Something every parent needs to read’: Unnamed author

‘Something every parent needs to read’: Unnamed author This is wonderful. For the less computer-loving: Where we post a link, you need to click on the post TITLE (in colour, at the top) – that will take you straight through … Continue reading

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Dreamspeak: Ancestral Healing – Toko-pa Turner

Dreamspeak: Ancestral Healing – Toko-pa Turner Thanks (once again) to Monica Cassani for the link to this beautiful and interesting post by Toko-pa Turner. Toko-pa talks about healing trauma/inward wounds passed through generations, drawing in her own family experiences, and the … Continue reading

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A different pathway for therapists too

As Lindsey has already posted, we are putting together some words to describe who we are and what we offer. We have already posted a rewriting of Carl Roger’s 19 Propositions, and our client ethos statement. This is what we … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers – Useful link/resource

Carl Rogers – Useful link/resource This article provides some reflective material, and also a useful reading list at the end. Palace Gate Counselling Service

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