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Brené Brown on Connection

“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” Brené Brown Palace Gate Counselling … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers – The Client Knows

‘It is the client who knows what hurts, what directions to go, what problems are crucial, what experiences have been deeply buried.’ Carl Rogers: On Becoming A Person 1961 Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Healing happens when you get out of the way: Jeff Foster

Here’s a Facebook post from Jeff, which beautifully captures much of how we see the intention in person-centred therapy. We believe this is a helpful and healing way for any of us to be with someone in crisis, although challenging … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers on people and sunsets

“People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.” I don’t try to control a sunset. … Continue reading

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Counselling as effective as CBT for ‘depression’: Research evidence Thank you, Carol Wolter-Gustafson, Jo Hilton and The Society for Humanistic Psychology, Division 32’s Facebook page for this link. Click on the title to go to Carol’s post. Or here is … Continue reading

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