Where endings begin

How you end any one to one relationship is just as important as how you start it. We will assume for this blog that the relationship you have had with the young person has been positive and that there has been the desired change within the young person. I've blogged about beginnings before where I …

TMI?

For me,¬†working in one to one relationships I have a tricky balance of how much do I share about myself and my own story.¬†I am not alone either. When I have delivered training on intentional one to one relationship, bereavement and loss and on Self Harm a question I have been asked consistently is: "what …

Building a relationship and developing a language

As I have said before, it is important to build a meaningful relationship with a young person that centres on trust. This may seem an obvious statement to make, however trust is vital so that the therapeutic process has any chance of being successful. Without a relationship, based on trust, no significant work can be done. Think of it …