February 15, 2019

Understanding the world of our clients is so important when counselling.

That's why Rachel has spent the last 9 months studying at Post graduate level, being taught by Dr. Luke Beardon along with several autistic speakers to gain her qualification and enable her to be c...

February 14, 2019

Things have been quite quiet on our website and social media for a while and there is a reason for that...

Rachel has been super busy studying and she has just received the news that she has successfully completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Autism and Asperger's...

December 24, 2018

With the festive period just around the corner, I wanted to take a moment to reach out to each of you...

Whatever your plans please take a minute to remember that there may be friends, family and loved ones in need of help and support over the next few days... ❤

It can b...

November 4, 2018

Ok, so we have had world mental health day (October 10th) and we've had autism month (April)....but where do the two meet?

So let's start with the basics. Autism is NOT a mental health condition. 

However, many autistic individuals do live with mental health conditions. 


October 24, 2018

Question 3:

Many clients ask me  "do you think I need counselling?".

My answer to this is isn't the important aspect of this question...

Its YOU and your thoughts and feelings that are important in this question.

Do YOU think you could benefit from counselling? Is there s...

October 21, 2018

Question 2:

Is usually, how many sessions will I need?

This is such a difficult question to answer. The best answer I can give is that like each client, each therapy is unique. Some people want 3 sessions, some 6, some years. 

Even clients who seem to be facing the same k...

October 15, 2018

Question number 1:

Is usually about money.  How much is a session? 

In theory this is an easy question to answer. Each session is £45.

But, really when talking about money, we are really talking about value. How much value do you put on peace of mind? How much is it...

October 1, 2018

It's been such a long time since I have written a blog, I have been so busy! But I think this is an important message to get across...

Loads of my clients have friends and family. I often hear people saying, that all they need is a good coffee with a friend to help them...

June 12, 2018

As part of her leave, Rachel has choosen to advance her skills by starting a Post Graduate Certificate in Autism and Aspergers taught by Dr. Luke Beardon. Very exciting!

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