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Debate on latest clinical guidelines for psychosis and schizophrenia in adults

May 12, 2016 1:58 pm Posted by

The Clinical Director of The Counselling Foundation, Noel Hargrave attended the triannual Maudsley Debate last night, in order to vote on the latest update for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline “CG178: Psychosis and Schizophrenia in Adults” being unbiased and evidence based. These guidelines are for health professionals and people with psychosis or schizophrenia, their families...

Fiona Di Leo, St Albans Centre head and therapist, trained with us almost a decade ago, she talks about the influence Freud has made on her

May 5, 2016 12:56 pm Posted by

  To coincide with Freud’s birthday Fiona Di Leo, St Albans Centre head who trained with us almost a decade ago talks about the influence Freud has made on her as a therapist.   Socrates reputedly said: “the unexamined life is not worth living.” This quote could just as easily be attributed to Freud. His curiosity and search for understanding...

Discover the impact Freud has made on Robert Cuming, CEO The Counselling Foundation

May 3, 2016 1:32 pm Posted by

Our Freud week culminates in a final piece from our CEO, Robert Cuming, discover the impact Freud has made on him. “Freud reintroduces the beauty and delicacy of dream language which at the time had been ignored for centuries. Freud was one of the first people to be truly curious about dreams, and offer an explanation for the rich creative language of the...

Pam Firth, Programme Tutor; Why Freud’s contribution & psychoanalysis remains a major influence on our understanding of the grieving process

May 3, 2016 12:02 pm Posted by

To coincide with the anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s birthday (6th May 1856) we celebrate with an awareness week where we share the benefits of studying psychodynamically, why The Counselling Foundation endorses this approach to therapy, and the differences compared to other therapies. Pam Firth our Foundation Certificate Programme Tutor shares Freud’s contribution in our understanding the bereavement process:   Freud’s paper...

How Freud has influenced me as a therapist and as a person, by Nick Pandya, Bedford Centre Head

May 3, 2016 11:44 am Posted by

To coincide with the anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s birthday (6th May 1856) we celebrate with an awareness week where we share the benefits of studying psychodynamically, why The Counselling Foundation endorses this approach to therapy, and the differences compared to other therapies. Nick Pandya who is head of our Bedford Centre, shares how Freud has influenced him both as a...