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by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Trauma Group
Replies: 7
Views: 5278

Re: Trauma Group

Would depend on the intended audience really. For most, its not really appropriate and the general media are not exactly known for their accurate portrayal of mental health illnesses. They often go for top of the spectrum or shocking. Dont really need to look any further than Split which comes out t...
by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: breaching confidentiality
Replies: 20
Views: 11022

Re: breaching confidentiality

Also, you can "pass on" your concerns to supervisor or management/safeguarding team without going as far as making a report to nspcc/social services/police. NSPCC actually have a dedicated safeguarding helpline - which i dont have number for because its kept in office of my work, but ive u...
by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: breaching confidentiality
Replies: 20
Views: 11022

Re: breaching confidentiality

Moderators note - please read the posts below this one as I have serious concerns about this advice - Maven I know this was posted a while back but i wanted to share a different opinion No, I would not make a call. What exactly would you report? You need the perp's name. Making a report and giving ...
by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Paradoxical Intervention? Any experiences or advice?
Replies: 1
Views: 2932

Re: Paradoxical Intervention? Any experiences or advice?

I wouldnt class that as a PI unless it worked that way. Sometimes being reminded that sessions are a choice frees a person up to give themselves permission to take a break or leave. Owning up to not being ready to work on something or being able to admit when an intervention is not working for you i...
by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Therapy for non-reflective clients
Replies: 3
Views: 4135

Re: Therapy for non-reflective clients

You could look up the concept of pre-therapy. Also, you could simply have said that the client appears to have no disabilities or difficulties which might impair what we class as normal cognitive/psychological functioning. But honestly, depending on how this "cant reflect" is coming up, it...
by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Safeguarding Children
Replies: 4
Views: 4269

Re: Safeguarding Children

Its really worth speaking to your supervisor and safeguarding officer. Not all disclosures of historical abuse need to be reported but would depend on a range of risk factors and your orgs policies. Theres no leeway with current risk to child regardless of ask. That has to be reported. But you still...
by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury
Replies: 8
Views: 5059

Re: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury

I have a L5 prof. diploma in therapeutic counselling and my specialism is trauma therapy. I work with a range of diagnoses but PTSD is a prevalent one. Presenting issues are usually in region of anxiety/depression/self harm/background of abuse, rape, domestic violence/some personality disorders/eati...
by TaraS
Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Do I really need accreditation?
Replies: 6
Views: 4777

Re: Do I really need accreditation?

Accreditation doesnt require any more training than you would need to stay with BACP or other body as a regualr individual member. Once you qualify you need a minimum of 450 client hours; around 350 of which need to be post-qualification and you cannot apply sooner than 2 years post qualification. W...