Category Archives: Training

Active relaxation and relaxed activation – practitioner thoughts

Just Relax! Someone might say this to us when we are stressed or anxious… when we’re feeling uptight. The subtext might be: “just relax because it will be ok” or “because it is not that important” It’s unlikely to work … Continue reading

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“I worked with a client who…”

I’ve been involved in a fair amount of training, often as a trainee, but increasingly as a trainer. …and it is useful and interesting to hear from other practitioners about their experience working with clients – it’s something which has … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes in the Therapy Room

It makes sense to start with an assumption that, as practitioners, we are seeking to offer our clients a safe and solid relationship, an effective therapeutic alliance, and interventions which are skilled and helpful. We try to avoid making mistakes, … Continue reading

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Listening to our Workshops

It was great to run the Listening to My Body Telling My Client’s Story workshop with Allison Priestman earlier this month. It was surprising to be recently reminded that this is only the second workshop we’ve run together, as it … Continue reading

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