Tag: Mental Health

How to Start to Change

“Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better”. – Richard Hooker; 1554 – 1600.      We Might Accept the Status Quo.      I am reminded, in my work with my clients, that even when change is the obvious or necessary next step, even […]

Approaching Self-Harm

     To set the therapeutic context most widely regarded as integral to understanding and treating self-harm, one would consider the work of Melanie Klein (1882 – 1960).  Melanie Klein is widely regarded for developing Object Relations Theory.  An adult sufferer of depression herself and, through her work […]

Putting Me In the Spotlight

I was recently interviewed about my work as a Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor for The Natural Health Centre Newsletter.  Here’s how the interview went: Dean, what first brought you into Counselling and Psychotherapy? Well, my upbringing was happy, but we experienced quite a lot of heartache; we sadly lost […]

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