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Weekend Counselling Sessions available in Bristol now!

Having taken on board feedback about how weekend sessions are easier for some. I'm very excited to announce that my books are now open for new referrals. If you are thinking if accessing Counselling in Bristol. I now have availability for Saturday bookings available for counselling in the Knowle West Healthy Living Centre's therapy rooms.… Continue reading Weekend Counselling Sessions available in Bristol now!

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Mindfulness, Gratitude and Falling Back in Love with Bristol.

The last few months have been full of changes for me.  I have been thinking of writing an article around changes and transitions and the impact this has on mental wellness.  Sharing both my own experiences and research on the topic. But, for now I want to focus on the present. I have built a… Continue reading Mindfulness, Gratitude and Falling Back in Love with Bristol.

Projects and Contracts

New Psychological Therapist Post at Second Step

I am happy to announce that I am officially in post at Second Step as the Psychological Therapist for PIE and Reflective Practice. Second Step are a leading mental health charity and housing provider for Bristol and Somerset.  They run a number of projects to support clients with complex needs and other difficulties, including mental… Continue reading New Psychological Therapist Post at Second Step

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July CPD update

I have completed some interesting CPD in July, this has included courses on; Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE) Recovery Principles Mental Health Service User Involvement and co-production Equality and Diversity Managing Conflict I also attended Second Steps Making Connections Day as mentioned here.

Projects and Contracts

Continuing Work with The Bridge SARC

Today I renewed my Bank Contract with The University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. This means I will continue my bank work as a Crisis Worker within The Bridge SARC. So what is The Bridge? The Bridge is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre, commonly referred to as a 'SARC'. They offer medical care, emotional and… Continue reading Continuing Work with The Bridge SARC

Training and Events

Making Connections at the M Shed

Yesterday I took part in Second Steps 'Making Connections' event.  As well as a range of activities, there was an inspiring panel discussion. Below is an exert from their website article  summarising the discussion. Panel Discussion Bev who is Involvement Officer for Second Step talked about her role as carer for her son and the importance… Continue reading Making Connections at the M Shed