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John Bradshaw on Community (with some thoughts on person-centred supervision)

‘Community is a synthesis between mutuality and individuality. The truer the community, the more solid the individuals within it. To put it another way, people best achieve individuality in a true community and they create a true community only when … Continue reading

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The Magical Healing Power Of Caring and Hope in Psychotherapy – Allen Frances

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/allen-frances/the-magical-healing-power_b_7020540.html Allen is a Professor Emeritus at Duke University. His perspective differs in some important respects from the writer’s – and she wholeheartedly agrees with some of his key statements, which closely reflect how we work at this service:- ‘….a … Continue reading

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Feedback on our service

Through this blog, we spend a lot of time sharing some of how we see therapy at this service, and some of our experiences/thoughts doing this work. This feels important and useful, in terms of having and furthering dialogues in … Continue reading

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Occupy Your Brain: On Power, Knowledge, & the Re-Occupation of Common Sense – Carol Black

http://www.filmsforaction.org/news/occupy_your_brain_on_power_knowledge_and_the_reoccupation_of_common_sense/ This is an absolutely brilliant article. ‘……it becomes quite interesting not only to look at what your children are required to learn in school, but at what they are not required to learn.  While your kids are very busy … Continue reading

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Therapist-Patient Bond Can Make or Break Psychosis Treatment – Traci Pedersen

http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/04/11/therapist-patient-bond-can-make-or-break-psychosis-treatment/83408.html?utm_source=PsychCentral&utm_medium=twitter No surprises here from our perspective. This article is a brief summary, rather than a more detailed/in depth exploration of the theme – worth passing on, nonetheless. Our experience at this service daily tells us it is the relationship … 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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Sally’s Experience

Not long ago, we asked our therapists for feedback on their experience with us, as a person-centred service (client-facing, and in terms of how we operate our community of therapists working collaboratively). We put together two questionnaires, one for longer-standing … Continue reading

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