This is a mesmerizing reading by Kei of his wonderful poem…. The writer had not heard of him before today, then did hear about him, and found this randomly on You Tube.
This poem feels oddly pertinent to the ongoing debate about regulation of counselling, and the moves by BACP towards a rule-based model – akin to Brian Thorne’s analogy of the drill sergeant directing ballet.
Here’s one of Kei’s books:-
And here is an old post, covering some of the arguments against regulation, including Farhad Dalal’s brilliant essay on ‘Ethics versus Compliance’:-
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