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SUPERVISION FOR OUTDOOR THERAPY

Are you working outdoors with clients because of the covid pandemic? There is useful advice on the BACP website. Getting support for this way of working is important both for you as a therapist and for clients. They recommend that you should only offer outdoor therapies during the pandemic if: you are competent to do […]

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Taking therapy outdoors – a counsellor’s perspective

Five things to consider when working outdoors with clients Are you a psychotherapist or counsellor in private practice? Are you considering working outdoors with clients? It might seem a natural thing to do currently given the difficulties we face in offering counselling to clients. Read on to learn more about what you need to consider […]

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Taking Therapy Outdoors – a client’s perspective

Has the new lockdown made you worry about accessing counselling? Telephone counselling might not appeal to you and you’re finding that online contact is making you weary. Or perhaps your current home situation is not the right space for you to do online appointments comfortably. All this might be putting you off getting help and […]

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Covid Conversations

Outdoor counselling during Covid-19 – how is that possible? When lockdown happened, I thought my outdoor counselling work was going to be very restricted and would mainly take place online. However, I am now discovering new ways of delivering my outdoor sessions that are working very well for some clients and for me too. Using […]

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Horse Lesson

I am always amazed at how nature presents us with just the right environment to help us learn how to deal with troubling situations in our lives.  I am currently working with some young people who are leaving home for the first time to go to university. There is anxiety, nervousness, doubt, and a for […]

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The Nature of Grief

It’s been over 6 months since the death of my mum and from time to time I still experience a sense ‘floating’, of not being able to put my feet on the ground, not able to feel parts of my body. It’s quite an unreal sensation and I’m not sure how to find my way […]

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Canal Walk and Talk

I often walk and talk with clients who come for outdoor sessions on the canal towpath near my home. We do this throughout the seasons and in all weathers. I have been with clients while rain drips from our noses, frost bites at our cheeks or the sun gently warms our backs. It’s a most […]

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