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Brian Thorne on the person-centered therapist’s ‘family within’

‘Compassion for the body will be a cornerstone of the person centred therapist’s spiritual discipline but so, too, will be an acceptant and empathic response to his or her inner world where conflicting voices and a confusing array of configurations … Continue reading

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Brian Thorne – Credo

‘I believe that I am of infinite worth and all others with me. I believe that I need not be afraid of my inner world and must strive fearlessly to be in touch with it even if this is painful … Continue reading

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Brian Thorne on what therapy is…

‘Counselling and therapy are about relationship, about depth, about extraordinary intimacy. But to what end? So that a person who is suffering can find hope, alleviation of their pain, a sense of meaning and of value, a way forward from … Continue reading

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Person-Centred Therapy: Brian Thorne Click on the title to go straight to the PDF version of the essay….. This is a SUPERB essay by Brian. A must for anyone training, working or interested in the person-centred approach. It’s essentially a … Continue reading

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Palace Gate Counselling Service, Viktor Frankl & Carl Rogers

“But today’s society is characterized by achievement orientation, and consequently it adores people who are successful and happy and, in particular, it adores the young. It virtually ignores the value of all those who are otherwise, and in so doing … 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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