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There are many added reasons why these times we have been living in are so difficult – increased isolation, ill health, money worries and uncertainty over when it is all going to end to name a few. Whilst for some these may be minor issues, for others they might be catastrophic, life-altering and/or contribute to increased thoughts of suicide.
Disturbing figures show that whilst other crimes, such as knife crime and burglary, have gone down over the last weeks of lockdown domestic violence has increased.
The fried egg is a wonderful picture of how we can begin to regain some control in our lives, when so much of our sense of personal agency and autonomy has currently been taken from us.
We are still accepting new referrals and are offering sessions by telephone or video link. NHS staff get 4 telephone and/or video sessions at half price.
Rainbow Counselling wishes to reassure all clients that we are continuing to provide our services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
This great article from The Guardian outlines some helpful tips to keep a good grasp of reality and maintain a balanced and healthy perspective of the current situation.
Many of us can spend up to four hours a day on our phones, whether that’s on social media, looking up or ordering something… want to change things?
Elizabeth Letaief from Leeds recieved support from her local Rape Crisis centre where she saw a counsellor for 20 weeks. She said she did not realise how traumatised she had been until…
It’s never too early or too late to find some self care strategies which can work for you. Mind offer some excellent tips on self care…
This a gem of a book to pull out and read a chapter or two during a lunch break or on the bus. Written for the everyday person who might be struggling with depression
Churches and pastoral care workers can make use of this free resource to equip them in their ministry to support those in need.
As part of its manifesto for General Election 2019 the Labour Party has committed to fund a qualified counsellor in every secondary school…