Monthly Archives: April 2014

Recent BACP process

This is a slightly expanded version of a statement we have prepared about the BACP process that has just ended. We have some additional comments on this process, and those appear at the end of this post, under the heading … Continue reading

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Henri Nouwen on Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all of us love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour – unceasingly. That is the great work … Continue reading

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Gabriel García Márquez on Rebirth & Human Condition

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth … Continue reading

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Jon Keyes: Traditional Healing & Psychosis Click on the title to follow the link to Mad in America, and therapist Jon Keyes at Hearthside Healing. We had a look around at Hearthside after yesterday’s post:- https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2014/04/19/jonathan-keyes-invisible-pain-recovery-from-psychiatric-drugs/ We came up with … Continue reading

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The Danger of the Monster Myth – Tom Meagher Click on the title for an astonishing and powerful piece by Tom Meagher – his reflections on the man who raped and murdered his wife, on cultural attitudes to rape and violence, on … Continue reading

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Jonathan Keyes: Invisible Pain (recovery from psychiatric drugs) Click on the title for this important and useful article by a therapist, Jonathan Keyes, on the theme of iatrogenic illness, and the severe difficulties often experienced by those seeking to come off commonly used psychiatric … Continue reading

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  Melissa Benn: Education’s culture of overwork is turning children and teachers into ghosts Click on the title for this excellent article by Melissa Benn in the Guardian. It’s all worth a read – and we were especially struck by … Continue reading

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