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The Power of Perspective

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Perspective It’s interesting to see the shift in people’s perspective about Harambe, the tragic gorilla recently shot dead at Cincinnati Zoo. Many of those who were recently outraged at the killing of the “gentle beast” are now posting accurate information about how dangerous (though not necessarily malicious) these huge animals are. It is tragic, however [...]

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Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are feelings of sudden anxiety that can be very intense leading to a range of physical symptoms including sweating, shaking, rapid and irregular heartbeats, nausea, disorientation, dizziness and dry-mouth they can be very scary and many people fear that it is a sign of something worse such as a heat attack; this can [...]

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Certificate in Counselling Supervision Award

  Certificate in Counselling Supervision Starts 4th Jan 2016 and runs for 6 weeks each Monday at Ormiston Chadwick Academy, Liverpool Road, Widnes 6-9pm. The Course is accredited by the National Council of Psychotherapists and meets the National Occupational Standards for Counselling. The course is suitable for:                 [...]

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Feeling SAD? Put a Spring in Your Step

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that has a seasonal pattern. The episodes of depression tend to occur at the same time each year, usually during the winter. As with other types of depression the two main symptoms of SAD are a low mood and a lack of interest in life. You may also be less active than normal [...]

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Ethics in Hypnosis and Superivison

Ethics in Hypnosis and Supervision Most professional organizations dealing with helping people have ethical guidelines or standards that focus on various areas of professionalism and moral and legal standards. These guidelines serve not only to protect the individual but also the organisations reputation and practitioners good standing. Ethical issues centre around setting and maintaining professional [...]

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Specialist Training for Professionals Working with Adolescents

Working Therapeutically with Traumatised Young people: Engaging in helpful relationships NWG Network East Midlands – NWG HQ Derby 18 November 2014 09:30 – 16:30 This full day training will include: The impact of CSE: Understanding Trauma •        Big “T” trauma vs Little “t” trauma Core Understandings about Young People •        The Adolescent Brain-What’s going on [...]

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