Potential Pitfalls in Counselling

POTENTIAL PITFALLS IN COUNSELLING ONE HALF OF A COUPLE WITH RELATIONSHIP ISSUES ROS WELCH There is no doubt that Counselling or Psychotherapy raises self-awareness and intuition, provides new perspective and allows an understanding of motivation and behaviours, if one half of a couple begins counselling there is a need for a pact, an agreed agenda […]

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General Anxiety

General Anxiety That feeling of uneasiness, waiting for something bad to happen, being on edge, your tolerance levels have dropped, you cannot relax or concentrate, you are not sleeping well and may have indigestion and a racing heart. You may wake early almost panicking about something that has not yet happened being immediately on hyper-alert […]

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A Relationship Out Of Balance

A Relationship Out of Balance In the ideal relationship both parties believe that the relationship is the best they could hope for according to expectations and in line with what they have to offer, a relationship where they will not experience rejection. The balance can be financial input, responsibility, set against caring, time and effort. […]

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Saying No

Saying No By ROS WELCH Saying no is about respecting yourself and being respected, valuing and recognizing your inner desires, your time and space. To say no is your choice. Saying No can be important for self preservation whether what is offered is another drink, a chance to help, an opportunity to conform, or forbidden […]

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Bereavement On Becoming An Orphan In Adulthood

Bereavement On Becoming An Orphan In Adulthood Ros Welch The ‘stages’ often talked about by bereavement therapists of; shock and denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance are just a guide, we all grieve differently. “The stages are responses to feelings that can last for minutes or hours as we flip in and out of one […]

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Eating Disorders

In describing how to break out of an eating disorder “It is hard because it involves letting go of the hope that you had, that restricting your eating would solve the other problems in your life”. Kate Middleton Causes: A need to escape from pressure, at work, in education, from parents or peers. Criticism of […]

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Counselling: Do I Need It? Can I Justify It?

Socially – Many people just have an uncomfortable feeling, a nagging that something is missing, that they are unable to join in with life the way they feel they should, the idea that one piece of the jigsaw is missing, a need to understand why they behave they do. Bad Habits – Some people know […]

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Couple Counselling: Overcoming An Affair

How Counselling Sessions Can Help a Couple Overcome The Damaged Trust Caused By An Affair Copyright © Ros Welch 2013. All rights reserved. There are many tasks in the reconstruction of a relationship having had trust damaged by an affair to which the counsellor can bring focus and structure. Ensuring that the couple feel equally heard, that […]

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Love Language

Love Language Or Ways Of Showing Love Copyright © Ros Welch 2013. All rights reservered There are many, many ways of showing love but, strangely they seem to fall into 5 categories or languages, you may be a present giver, someone who demonstrates by action de-icing the car or doing the re-cycling, you may be good with […]

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Adult Obesity

Therapeutic Treatments Of Adult Obesity Copyright © Ros Welch 2013. All rights reservered Introduction In this article I explore obesity in adulthood, focusing on the onset as an indicator of the type of treatment congruous to the client. In addressing the onset I explore the psychological need for weight gain and the defensive intent. I present my overview and […]

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