Have you ever been to therapy? How was your experience? Therapy as we mentioned previously is a relationship between the client and therapist. The relationship is meant to create a safe space for the client as they process their issues. There are Do's and Don'ts for both the therapist and the client to make the … Continue reading Ethics in Therapy II
Category: Mental Heath Awareness
In this category will we discuss mental health and everything that pertains to it.
Ethics in Therapy
Every institution or profession works with a set of rules and guidelines meant to protect the interests of the parties involved. In psychology, there are such rules that exist and when breeched can cause more harm than good. In this post, we shall outline some of the ethical considerations for therapy and benefits of knowing … Continue reading Ethics in Therapy
PERMISSION NOT GRANTED!
By: Dr Winnie WaiyakiAllow me to share an experience I once had with a therapist. In psychology school we are required to undergo hours of personal therapy. The idea is to help us sit where clients sit, to help us ‘’feel” them. At the same time, a student gets to be “apprenticed” under a therapist … Continue reading PERMISSION NOT GRANTED!
Welcome to J.U.L.Y
July is here! We are excited to have you join us for yet another month. We are excited that we made it into July!July brings with it flavour, freshness, harmony and goodness. How we are walking into July!https://images.app.goo.gl/2SHiDyEzhGAE3oLG6 J-ourney through the month with ease.This is the month to put to rest things that haven't served … Continue reading Welcome to J.U.L.Y
CONFIDENCE IN CONFIDENTIALITY
by Dr. Winnie Waiyaki. The question always is, “Will I be understood? Will I be judged?” Most people who come to therapy will struggle with these two questions. Oh, and a third one: ‘’Will the therapist tell my story to others?’’ This is a valid concern I agree, as we live in a small society … Continue reading CONFIDENCE IN CONFIDENTIALITY
Welcome to J.U.N.E:
J udge less, Love more.Judge yourself less and your surroundings too because you can only respond to situations as they are. Not as they should be or as your want them to be.Love means acceptance and without it you become frustrated, angry, afraid, confused and stuck. U nderstand self.Seek to see yourself as you really … Continue reading Welcome to J.U.N.E:
There are many forms of therapy that are conducted. One of which is group therapy. This is a setup where one or more therapists facilitate a group of individuals, who may have similar or different varied issues. What does it entail?• Group therapy usually requires a number of between 6-12 individuals. However, some groups may … Continue reading Group therapy
Mental health in the COVID era.
Our world as we knew it has significantly changed. The occurence of COVID-19 created a different way of living that involved new rules. Wearing masks in public places, maintaining social distance, washing hands and sanitizing at every turn and restricted movement. This also came with job losses, loss of family and friends to the disease … Continue reading Mental health in the COVID era.
How to develop a Secure attachment
As we conclude our attachment series we delve into development of a secure attachment. Have you identified which attachment style you display? You can find out here If it's one of the insecure attachments, what steps are you taking towards creating a healthy one? What is a secure attachment? A secure attachment style is where … Continue reading How to develop a Secure attachment
What is a disorganized attachment? This attachment style is a combination of the anxious and avoidant attachment, also referred to as fearful. Individuals having this type have a low self esteem and negative perception of others. This is viewed as the most extreme of the attachments due to the complexity of how it is formed. … Continue reading Disorganized attachment