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‘Tis the Season of Projective Identification – Fa la lah!

‘Tis the Season of Projective Identification – Fa la lah!

The Holiday Seasons can make people who embrace solitude switch into feeling miserable loneliness. Object Relations psychodynamic theory may shed some light on this socially-related unconscious process.

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Choose Counselling for Men

Choose Counselling for Men

Counselling for men… it's a common misunderstanding to think that counselling is all about emotions and tears, that we counsellors all sit going 'hmm' a lot (or stay in total silence for 50 minutes) without responding to you or your questions, that all counsellors are women, and that you only go to a counsellor when you're a failure. Hello! I'm Dean Richardson, I'm a male counsellor, I work with thoughts, behaviour and somatics (ok, admittedly, as well as feelings!), I don't sit in unnecessary silence, and I work in partnership with men who are smart enough to recognise an opportunity to learn some new stuff. Stuff that can help them to fix things for themselves again. Sound like something you could make use of?

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Developmental Stages of Gay Male Couples

Developmental Stages of Gay Male Couples

Studied over a period of five years, 156 gay male couples were interviewed regarding their couple relationships to provide the conceptualisation of developmental stages of gay male relationships - McWhirter & Mattison (1984)

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Platonic-Couple Counselling (Professional & Non-intimate Relationships)

Platonic-Couple Counselling (Professional & Non-intimate Relationships)

Platonic relationships sometimes need help too. By using a qualified & experienced couple counsellor, intimate matters come off the agenda and relationship problems take focus. Working with Dean Richardson in Portsmouth, Hampshire or on Skype, assists platonic relationship to identify and resolve problems.

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Video Counselling for Couples

Video Counselling for Couples

Professional Skype couple counselling from Dean Richardson MBACP(accred). Ideal for long-distance relationships or for couples who with to work specifically with Dean, remote couple counseling uses video conference software to access a couple therapist. Suitable for any form of adult-relationship (intimate, platonic, straight, LGBT, business, friendships etc).

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