Counselling and psychotherapy are forms of therapy which allow deaf and hearing people to talk about their issues and concerns in confidence without being judged.
Psychotherapy is a term that covers all talking therapies and the many associated approaches/methods. Due to the broad use of the terms, the titles psychotherapist and counsellor are often used interchangeably.
Counsellors and Psychotherapists will typically meet with clients on a regular basis (once a week is considered the norm). There are many different types of therapy that psychotherapists can train in.
Lynda provides an integrative approach to supervision, incorporating the Page & Wosket, Cyclical Model and the Six Mode Process Model (Hawkins and Shohet).
Supervision can help with clinical work. Enabling supervisees to discuss specific client work, or ethical dilemmas, as well as issue you might be having with your client work.
Supervision can also provide an arena where supervisees can discuss issues of stress they are under, and how best to cope with them. Identifying triggers and patterns of your own behaviour can help you deal with stress more effectively.
I can also provide supervision to assist supervisees through the BACP Accreditation process.
Sometimes a client will experience difficulties that involve their family in some way. If the client requests it, and the family are agreed, Talking Hands Therapy can offer short term support sessions.
The aim of Family support, is to work together without blame so that the family as a unit may understand and resolve their difficulties.