A Peaceful Place

One of the nice things about my work as a Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor is the main venue that I work from.  The Natural Health Centre is set in the heart of the very relaxed and historic market town of Woodbridge. Established in 1999, the centre now offers a broad range of therapies and […]

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Let’s Get Physical

I am a Writer for ‘Parkinson’s Road’ global support community. Over the last week, I did something rather extraordinary, for me!  I signed up to membership of our local Leisure Centre! I now have access to use of all of the facilities; including gym, pool and the various classes that run from there.  I have […]

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10 Year Landmark!

In 2008, alongside my employed roles, I set up my own practice. This year, I celebrate running my practice for 10 years! I’ve been completely self-employed since 2011. This year, 2018, my practice continues to develop, with the addition of ‘Writing Services’. The ‘Writing Services’ will gradually be grown into the larger aspect of my […]

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Dear Conservative Govt.

I was shocked, recently, by a decision affecting my mother’s care.  Our lovely Conservative Government and Conservative Local Authority, continues to make the rich in our society richer, while cutting back vital support for the poor and disabled.  Our Prime Minister must have a wooden heart, for Theresa May’s policies are hurting the most vulnerable […]

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Bridging the Divide

In 2003, I worked in a role that supported Victims of Hate Crime.  My counselling and psychotherapy skills were used to support men and women who had been targeted by abuse and violence due to being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or other similar defined status.  I also supported those who had been targeted by prejudice and […]

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The Cathedral to Bygone Days

As a Counsellor and Psychotherapist, I would recommend to anyone who may be feeling isolated, in some way disconnected from their local community or simply just in need of distraction, to consider visiting local venues of interest.  A museum, for example, can help us to feel connected to our local community, it can help us […]

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At the Waterfront

The town of Ipswich has an improving reputation as a place to be.  Having lived in the English county of Suffolk for almost ten years, I still find myself surprised by people’s reaction to Ipswich.  No sooner than I mention the name of the town, than the response is an almost automatic “Oh, but it’s […]

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