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The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) in conjunction with 25 professional partners and supported by a host of professionals in the mental health field, has spearheaded a campaign for urgent mental health care…
One of our counsellors, Helen, has been involved in this great initiative to support frontline NHS workers during the Covid-19 pandemic by offering free counselling online.
Whether you have been loving or loathing lockdown one thing’s for certain – for many people it has raised anxiety about many things: money, job security and health to name a few.
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…