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Competition: "All those years of therapy and all I have is the awareness that I’m making myself miserable"

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Rima Sidhpara

"Not everyone can express themselves through words alone, and creativity can tap into powerful emotions and experiences." 

From the Chair, Rima Sidhpara


Sarah Van Gogh

"There is not much in our professional literature about the place and meaning of humour and light-heartedness in therapy"

My practice, Sarah Van Gogh


Jim Holloway

"Whether we like it or not, most of us tend to speak a version of psychobabble in supervision"

Supervision, Jim Holloway


Alex Sanderson Shortt

"Relational therapy is largely the skill of sitting with two truths and holding them both as true, even when they appear to be contradictory"

Relationships, Alex Sanderson-Shortt


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2 Cambridge English Dictionary. [Online.] https:// (accessed 29 November 2021).
3 NICE. Depression in adults: treatment and management (update). [Online.] https://www.nice. (accessed 29 November 2021).