Something I’ve found confusing during the last 10 weeks of my course is defining the difference between Counsellor & psychotherapist. counselling’ and ‘psychotherapy’ – used to be used more interchangeable, but now it’s more defined by modality and other key factors.
Counselling & Psychology is such a broad subject with plenty of careers you can go into. Most will require a post graduate degree and possible specialisation in the area you want. Plus most careers with counselling will expect you to be a member of an accredited body the most popular are BACP, UKCP, NCS & ACCPH for professional accreditation you'll have to meet strict rules on training, practice, ethics and length of experience.Read More
On one end of the spectrum the majority of people specialising in psychology do not concern themselves with issues of spirit and rejects ideas that are not scientifically quantifiable. On the other end of the spectrum are spiritualists who believe psychological work is an indulgent reinforcement of the story of the false self. Then you have people like myself who lie in between, believing that spirituality and psychology complement and support each other.Read More
Just like that my life has changed dramatically
I have always loved science and after suffering in the past with poor mental health I discovered spiritual practices (Yoga, meditation, mindfulness) so I think the link between science and spirituality is an area I need to explore. Even if I just inspire one person to discover something new, this would be all worth it. So here it is, my brand new blog. Let's see where this adventure takes me.Read More