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🌟 Online Group Therapy 🌟

⁉️ Are you struggling with loneliness and isolation- probably because of your profession? ⁉️ Do you find that you are often ‘looking after’ friends and family and don’t feel comfortable sharing your own struggles with them? ⁉️ What issues are blocking your vision, stopping you from moving forward or being your best and keeping you stuck and frustrated? […]

By | May 7th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

12 steps to rebuild your life after domestic abuse

First published on Life Coach Directory: https://www.lifecoach-directory.org.uk/memberarticles/12-steps-to-rebuild-your-life-after-domestic-abuse Survivors of domestic abuse can find themselves in a weird space: some have described it as a limbo, others as a no-man’s land, stuck in an unending stretch of grey.  Some have felt like they are lost in wilderness of confusion, uncertainty and doubt. The situation is that they are no longer in the abusive relationship. However, their experiences in the relationship have so impacted them that they are not where they were before the abusive relationship. Indeed, they might even feel that they are no longer who they were as a person, before they got entangled in the relationship. […]

By | May 7th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

5 reasons you’re still trapped after domestic abuse

First published on Counselling Directory: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/memberarticles/5-reasons-youre-still-trapped-after-domestic-abuse One of my pet peeves in any discussion on the subject of domestic abuse is the question: “Why doesn’t *she leave?”  It’s extremely invalidating when the question is asked directly of the victim/survivor by those to whom she turns to for support.  Indeed, it can be devastating.  It can reinforce for the victim/survivor the experience of being blamed for the abuse they are receiving.  It can re-traumatize the victim/survivor. The more appropriate question should be, “Why does *he keep doing that?”  However, exploring this question further is subject for another article. […]

By | March 7th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lessons from Jersey: Healing, Freedom and Being Present

Jesery taught me some principles of healing, freedom and being present … It was only two days into my holiday and it might as well have been over. My feet were hurting. Terribly. My legs were achy and wobbly, especially behind my knees. My thighs were throbbing and ankles sore. When I moved, it felt like I’d been carrying lead plastered all over my body.  […]

By | September 16th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What is your aim for Counselling? What do you want out of it?

What is your aim for counselling? As a client, what do you want out of it? As a counsellor, why do you do it? I'd called an ‘emergency’ supervision session because I was still reeling from two of the counselling sessions I’d had the day before: one in my private practice and the other in [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Tips on Living Free – Evita, the Legacy of Eva Peron

How would you like yours to be a story of survival and triumph that transcends into immortality? I went to see Evita the musical with a dear friend recently.  To chill, hang out and catch up.  Not to look for lessons!  […]

By | October 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|2 Comments

Here’s How to Change Your Current Reality Especially If It’s Toxic or Doesn’t Serve You, So you can Defy It – Even if Nothing’s Worked Before!

Precisely 5 years ago to the exact month of my business launch, my marriage officially came to an end - after nearly two and a half years of a horrendous separation and divorce process. Alongside the collapse of the marriage where I’d invested the bulk of my adult life, was the shocking disappearance of friends, [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Why You Need to Speak Up

Dear Blossom How are you doing, in this season of goodwill?  Are you looking forward to the big Christmas day/weekend?  To spending time with family and friends?  Or are missing certain family members and friends and feeling rather lonely and blue?  Whatever the case, do speak up for yourself when you need to. Why?  Because when you don’t, not only are you doing yourself a disservice, you are doing a disservice to others.  […]

By | December 14th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

If you want a change, make a change

Dear Blossom It’s amazing how the outdoors gives one a fresh perspective. I find it fascinating  how engaging with nature, just going for a walk, can clear the cobwebs from one’s head.  This thought came to mind the other day, which started out rather groggy for me – what with having so much to sift through and just generally feeling ‘meh’.  I went for a walk – it was cold, crisp and clear – and came back home with the reminder that: “If you’re doing something, and it’s not giving you the results you want, do something different.” […]

By | November 28th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

With Whom Do You Hang Out?

Dear Blossom Have a quick review of the last 6 weeks: where did you spend most of your time? Who did you spend significant moments with? With whom did you share your highs and your lows, your doubts and your dreams? And how did you feel on the inside afterwards? Honoured? Listened to? Inspired? Motivated? Or was it the opposite? […]

By | November 15th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments