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Mental Health Awareness Week 14-20th May 2018


Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, this year the focus is on stress.

Vacancy - Head of Training


We are recruiting for a new Head of Training.

If you would like more information and a job description, please contact:

Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy on 01373 453355
or by email

Closing Date Wednesday 30th May 2018

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 13th June 2018

16/6/18 - CPD event: Do be my enemy, for friendship's sake


A presentation and discussion of research into the
similarities and differences between humanistic and psychodynamic approaches

With Dr Mary Lister Ashby

How do a group of psychodynamic and humanistic
practitioners who work alongside each other differ in their
approach to their clinical work?

Background to the research project and a presentation of the
findings arising from the discussion of the three clinical
concepts therapeutic alliance, transference and containment.

Power dynamics, theoretical language & therapy relationship

We will discuss these three themes which were identified from a
thematic analysis of the discussions.We will also look at how the
research confirms the relevance of the unconscious processes within the organisation under study.

£65 (£50 WCP trainees)

To book, contact or call 01373 453355

*payment is required at time of booking; no refunds can be given for cancellation 7 days before the event

September 2018 - 10 week Introduction to Counselling and Listening Skills


Starting on Wednesday 26th September, our short 10 week, part time course will run in Frome for anyone interested in a career in counselling, in a helping profession or for self development.

The next course will start in September 2018.

Please contact 01373 453355 or email for more details. To book, a form can be downloaded from our website.

Low cost counselling place available in Bristol


Please contact the office for further details.

01373 453355