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Frederick Buechner on telling our secrets

“I have come to believe that by and large the human family all has the same secrets, which are both very telling and very important to tell. They are telling in the sense that they tell what is perhaps the … Continue reading

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Person-centred Basics – Dave Mearns & Brian Thorne on building trust via the core conditions

The second in our occasional series of refreshers in some of the fundamentals of a person-centred approach to therapeutic work. The following examples from Dave and Brian cluster around the central theme of building trust, and which core conditions may … Continue reading

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