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One in four would be embarrassed to have counselling - survey

One in four would be embarrassed to have counselling - survey | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
An industry survey showed men are less likely than women to seek counselling for personal difficulties.
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Author invented own psychotherapy for novel

Author invented own psychotherapy for novel | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
Author William Boyd tells The Telegraph about inventing his own psychotherapy for his new novel Waiting for Sunrise...
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Sigmund Freud Documentary Pt. 1 of 3

This is a fascinating introduction to Freud - essential viewing for anyone interested in the key foundation stones of psychotherapy

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Some history, and why listening is a radical concept.

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History of "Talking Therapy".
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Psychotherapy helps people with depression - SouthAsiaNews.com

Psychotherapy - both cognitive-behavioural and psychodynamic therapy - helps people with depressive personality traits- chronic melancholics - as much as those without the disposition, a psychologist has found.

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Attachment Theory and the Origins of Shame | After Psychotherapy

Attachment Theory and the Origins of Shame | After Psychotherapy | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
A discussion of Allan Schore's video lecture on the neuro-psychology of attachment, and how failures of attunement between mother and child permanently alter the development of the infant's brain.
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Love and lithium: living with bipolar disorder | Time To Change

Love and lithium: living with bipolar disorder | Time To Change | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
Like my gender, sexuality, occupation, and the colour of my skin, Bipolar Affective Disorder doesn’t define my whole identity, but it is a significant part of it. Though therapy and medication have stabilised my day-to-day moods, my condition remains an intrinsic part of me and of how I experience the world. And I wouldn’t have it any other way – because I am me.
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Psychotherapies on their own terms

Founders of psychotherapeutic systems speak about their ideas and methods: Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Albert Ellis, Carl Rogers and others...
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5 Must-Reads on the History of Psychology

5 Must-Reads on the History of Psychology | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
Last month I shared with you four must-read pieces (and a podcast), which included the history of Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric wing, the surgical procedure.
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Working with Emotion in Psychotherapy

Working with Emotion in Psychotherapy | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
Dealing with emotion takes place all through an intensive psychotherapy and I almost always focus on what the client brings up in each session rather than have some content agenda. But my underlying emphasis is usually ...
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Research award won by Haverhill counsellor

Research award won by Haverhill counsellor | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
A counsellor from Haverhill has won the 2011 outstanding research award by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
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Social Media, the ego, and the self » mindswork

Social Media, the ego, and the self » mindswork | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it

How does social media affect (or reflect) the basic ways that we understand ourselves and others?

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THE PARODOX OF SELF HARM

THE PARODOX OF SELF HARM | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
21/03/2012 Leicester , Leicestershire . Deliberate self harm can be one of the most challenging of presentations for any practitioner. The incidence...
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The Decline and Fall of Parental Authority...

The Decline and Fall of Parental Authority... | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it

American parents today face a perfect storm of cultural and social circumstances that undermine the very foundations of parental authority. In response, mothers and fathers are beginning to see therapists as irrelevant

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Freud: The Case Histories, Dora

Freud: The Case Histories, Dora | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it

A father begs Freud to treat his daughter, after discovering her intention to end her life... Saturday play avalable on BBC iPlayer

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Backdown on cuts to mental health counselling

Backdown on cuts to mental health counselling | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it

Drastic cuts to mental health counselling services in Australia will be postponed for 9 months, after a decision by the Federal Government today to delay a major overhaul of the Better Access program

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Lord Carey backs Christian psychotherapist in 'gay conversion' row - Telegraph

Lord Carey backs Christian psychotherapist in 'gay conversion' row  - Telegraph | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it

Leading church figures including the former Archbishop of Canterbury have sparked controversy by championing a psychotherapist who believes gay men can be 'cured' of their homosexuality.  Thank heavens, then, that the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy deemed this to be Professional Misconduct

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Think You're All That? Why Being Narcissistic May Put Your Heart at Risk

Think You're All That? Why Being Narcissistic May Put Your Heart at Risk | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
Everybody knows somebody like this: the self-obsessed, self-congratulatory type with an outsize sense of entitlement and a deluded sense of superiority. He turns every conversation back to himself, prattling on about his own opinions and thoughts, but never deigns to ask about you.

 

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Christian Counseling Student Expelled For Gay And Lesbian Views, To Argue Discrimination Case In Court

Christian Counseling Student Expelled For Gay And Lesbian Views, To Argue Discrimination Case In Court | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
Julea Ward, an Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Student who was reportedly expelled from a counseling program because of her views on gay and lesbian lifestyles, has won a key legal victory.
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Misconceptions About Counseling

Misconceptions About Counseling | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
There are many reasons people choose not to go to counseling. Here are a few misconceptions people about about counselors.
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My Therapy by Davies, Dilys

My Therapy by Davies, Dilys | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it

This is a book I would thoroughly recommend to experienced and student counsellors and psychotherapists, whatever your theoretical orientation

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Why it’s so difficult to have your best mate, your mother and your boss on Facebook

Why it’s so difficult to have your best mate, your mother and your boss on Facebook | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
In my last blog I used the psychological concepts of the ego and the self as a way to describe and understand ways in which people might be interacting with social networks like Facebook and Twitter. There I described how the ego is a smaller part of the self and seeks recognition and validation through social networking in very much the same way it does in the other facets of our lives
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The Contribution of Gestalt Psychotherapy to Self Development « Living Authentically

The Contribution of Gestalt Psychotherapy to Self Development « Living Authentically | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it
This year I plan to do some longer posts that go into a subject in more detail and depth. This is the first one of this style.
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SAS soldiers 'should get therapy'

SAS soldiers 'should get therapy' | Psychotherapy & Counselling | Scoop.it

SAS soldiers should be forced to take up counselling to avoid the onset of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) later in life, the widow of a veteran has said

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A Dangerous Method - I'm Doctor Jung

Here's a little teaser clip of A Dangerous Method: a drama about Freud & Jung.  Release Date: 10 February 2012 

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