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Ipswich Counselling Blog | How to deal with shame

I want to write about shame this month because it’s an emotion which is on my radar at the moment both personally and often comes into my counselling service here in Ipswich. My relationship with shame is fairly new. That is to say being

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A compassionate approach to understanding anger and rage

I thought I’d write about anger this month because I’ve just finished reading a really interesting book on these often misunderstood emotions. How many of us think of anger as a negative emotion?   Perhaps you were raised in a family

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Why choose person centred counselling?

In this month’s blog post I wanted to talk about the person centred approach to counselling. I offer this type of counselling because it aligns with my own views on human beings. I believe that we want the best for

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Grieving: Finding a New Normal

According to Wikipedia approximately 150,0001 people die across the globe each day.  It’s a given that we will all experience bereavement during our lives.  Perhaps you are drawn to reading this post because you are going through the grieving process

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Listening and empathy – The importance of feeling heard

Last week I posted a quote on my Facebook business page https://www.facebook.com/thebridgecounsellingservice by Carl Rogers, an American Psychologist responsible for developing the Person-Centred Approach to counselling.  He said: A powerful quote and something to ponder in today’s society.  The idea

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