Counter-transference

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Absorbing People’s Emotions

Absorbing People’s Emotions

As human beings we absorb other people's emotions without realising it. Psychodynamic therapists make use of this phenomenon to assist clients address issues that they have brought into counselling.

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Silence in Counselling

Silence in Counselling

Some worry that when they are not talking in counselling that it has become a waste of time. Let me show you silence…

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Telling the Client what they Don’t want to Hear

Telling the Client what they Don’t want to Hear

When I listen to a client tell their story, I'm not just listening to the words. I'm also listening to my internal responses: to how my emotions are reacting, to if my body is responding. I'm "listening" to how everything that is me is receiving the client's story. As a psychodynamic counsellor, I'm paying attention to my counter-transference.

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Why I charge the full fee for DNA’d sessions.

Why I charge the full fee for DNA’d sessions.

You may think that if you don't attend a counselling session you should not have to pay. Here are my reasons why I will still charge you in your absence.

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