“I used to think that life was only about progress, getting to a destination, the final outcome. But this isn’t quite right. Life is more of a process, and as much as goals are important, the in-the-moment experiences along the way are really where authentic living takes place. Running has taught me this. In fact, running has been my greatest teacher of life.”Read More
In this workshop Rita will give you a “taster session” of her Mindfulness Skills training. We will practice together an exercise and talk about why mindfulness is so beneficial, for our clients, but also ourselves as therapists.
You don’t need any previous knowledge of mindfulness to participate and enjoy this time, and you can ask question and involve yourself “in the present moment”. All you need is an open mind and a gentle curiosity.Read More
Mindfulness is now widely used in mental health, organizational and educational settings. Furthermore, an increasing body of research suggests that mindfulness not just impacts on psychological health but the very structure of our brains. At the same time TA continues to be a valued approach in all of these settings.
This workshop seeks to explain mindfulness, and look at some of the research regarding its impact on psychological health and brain development. It will then look at how it may relate to TA and what a Mindfulness Based approach to TA might offer.Read More
In this interview Jacqui talked about personal first aid kits as a self-care tool for counsellors, supervisors and their clients.
Self care, personal first aid kits has long been something Jacqui has firmly believed in as an essential part of being in a caring profession. She has developed her own kit over many years and taught students, clients and supervisees how to develop their own.Read More
Andy Malone is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist and registered Mental Health Nurse. Currently working as Course Director at the Centre of Therapy Glasgow and as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist in sexual health and wellbeing with Sandyford Counselling & Support Services, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and in private practice.Read More