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We're here to help you in your counselling business. Find advice, useful resources and interesting food for thought from fellow therapists.
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Luminous Landscape of the Afterlife by Matthew McKay
In this age of existential crises, death anxiety is coming more and more into the counselling room. How can we help?
Creating a business plan
A business plan can be a great way to order your thoughts and get clear on how you are going to run and market your counselling business, as well as support you to obtain investment later on.
Setting up your counselling room
This is one of the most exciting parts of starting private practice. Whilst we all have our own particular preferences, there are a few universals you can consider to boost your chances of success.
Training as a counsellor: How to choose the right qualification
We're often asked what qualifications do you need to become a counsellor? There are many routes you can take on this journey. We're here to help you choose the right one for you.
Eight Dates by John & Julie Gottman
Helping couples find their way back to each other can be a challenging process. We need all the tools we can get! Eight Dates offers the perfect intimacy exercises for between sessions.
Caseload management for counsellors
Successfully managing appointment scheduling is an essential part of running a counselling business. Here's our guide on getting the most out of your therapy planner
A quick guide to a quick tax return
As self-employed counsellors, completing your year end tax return can be a daunting task. Here's our how to guide to help you through the process.
Waking The Tiger by Peter A. Levine
What happens to our brain and body in response to trauma and how and why do post-traumatic symptoms manifest? Peter Levine offers counsellors an invaluable framework for both understanding and working with trauma.
Why we keep clinical session notes
Maintaining accurate records of counselling sessions is mentioned in most professional ethical guidelines. What does this mean in practice though?
Learning from the Patient by Patrick Casement
An essential training text for anyone who is interested in depth therapy and the power of tuning into unconscious communications of our clients.
Marketing your counselling business with Google
Listing your profile on google is a great way to increase visibility and boost SEO performance when building your private practice. Best of all it's free!
EMDR's Four Elements for Stress Relief
Feeling overwhelmed? Or looking for a way to help an anxious client? This easy and effective four step relaxation strategy might just be the ticket.