Category Archives: our service

James O’Dea on peacebuilding

“Those who recognize our essential qualities are the true peacebuilders: they let us know that they see the significance of our lives. Meanness of spirit stems from a place of neglect and the absence of nurturance and love. When we … Continue reading

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Mad Rad Crisis Intervention Team Training: psych survivors train sheriff deputies – Faith Rhyne Click on the title to go to the post on Beyond Meds. Thank you, Monica Cassani, for this powerful piece from Faith Rhyne. This is the … Continue reading

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The Conflict – Update & Zarathustra

On 17 February, we published the following post about a conflict involving this service. https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2014/02/17/the-conflict/ I was interested to see this article by Zarathustra, a.k.a. Phil Dore, on that post. http://notsobigsociety.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/exeter-counselling-service/ If you would like to read the full story … Continue reading

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The Conflict

Introduction Eighteen months ago, a conflict erupted in our service. It did not relate to our client work. In this vast, complex and messy battle, there has been no complaint by any client of this service, or any client off … Continue reading

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Traditional Lakota Prayer

Traditional Lakota Prayer Great Spirit, Great Mystery, teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to trust these things so that I … 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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A different pathway – what we offer

On 16 January, I posted:- ‘Our Service Ethos, and Carl Rogers’ 19 Propositions: A revisiting’ https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/our-service-ethos-and-carl-rogers-19-propositions-a-revisiting/ In it, I described our recent decision not to renew our organisational membership of the BACP. Clearly one of the potential benefits of membership … Continue reading

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