Category: Stages of Loss and Grief

Endings

As some of you may know I am writing a book for kinship foster carers, with a working title of ‘Difficult Endings’. During my counselling training, we explored our emotions and feelings around endings. Endings could mean a range of things, from being made… Continue Reading “Endings”

Writing a book

I have wanted to write a book for more than 20 years and this year I decided to go for it after seeing Joshua Sprague’s 30 day challenge (link). So I have two more chapters to write (first draft) and I am at the… Continue Reading “Writing a book”

The Time is Now

The Oak tree or the eagle would be bemused… “What ‘time‘? The time is now. What else is there?” In case you missed this book from 1999, here is a little review to see if you may like to have a read or perhaps… Continue Reading “The Time is Now”

The Experience of Sadness

Paintedhorse Juniper Counselling Glastonbury Gestalt Person Centred Transactional Analysis

Almost a year ago my niece whom I had fostered for five years, looked up at the window that I was looking out of, as she ran away for the third and final time. Social services, as I knew they would, ended our placement… Continue Reading “The Experience of Sadness”