soul intrusions

soul intrusions

soul intrusions is social context everything? Dionne St. Hill unpacks the impact of society on our lived and learnt experiences. ‘You may believe that your pain is a separate pain from the world’s pain. When you unlearn (or reframe) this, your deepest healing may...
listening through a decolonised ear

listening through a decolonised ear

listening through a decolonised ear philosophical reflections from Dionne St. Hill, on the power and the liberation of African and Asian Centred therapeutic practice.   The recent total solar eclipse offered us an opportunity to remember parts of ourselves we may...
The Path to Creating Miracles in Life

The Path to Creating Miracles in Life

Author: Ayesha Giselle Dornelly Image by Joshua Abner In our journey through life, we often cling to familiar identities and patterns, afraid to let go of who we know ourselves to be. However, it is only by releasing these attachments that we can make space for the...
Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Author:  Starnta Johal Despite being a British born Punjabi woman, whilst training to be a counsellor it never crossed my mind that I would want to work with people of South Asian heritage. I was focussing on the specialisms I was interested in, S&DV, bereavement,...
The Purge

The Purge

Author:  Judy Nkechukwu The Purge.   The Purge.  You know, the movie?  We are living it.Anxiety, Stress and Fear is really here!The Joy of the Oppressed.Soul exhaustion, compassion fatigue, frozen – simply yearning to feel!The 3 – 2 -1  Countdown; whilst...
Loneliness

Loneliness

Author: Lorraine Collins When we feel lonely, it can often come with a sense of shame. It’s as if our loneliness were a personal weakness, and we’re embarrassed of our need for connection, belonging and being understood. Loneliness is often amplified rather than...
How my Differences is Making a Difference in the Therapy Room 

How my Differences is Making a Difference in the Therapy Room 

Author: Sarah Colbourne A new client, a black woman in her 40s, was emotional at the end of our initial session. ‘It’s been so challenging to find a therapist, and one who is culturally sensitive,’ she said. ‘It feels like a load has been lifted off my shoulders.’ As...
What I’ve Learned About Burnout as a Therapist

What I’ve Learned About Burnout as a Therapist

Author:  Lorraine Collins Burnout is a hot topic these days and with good reason. In a culture that encourages us to do more, it’s easy to veer into “too much,” especially if you mean well. This is what happened to me. I recently received a diagnosis of osteoarthritis...

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