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Personal Journey

Reflections of a counselling psychologist.

“If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.” –Abraham Maslow Being aware of the characteristics of an effective counsellor will help me gauge myself and identify areas that I need to work on and areas I […]

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Event

EVENT: Self Care Webinar

On the 30th of January 2021, we will be hosting a live webinar discussion focusing on self care. What is self care and why is it important? Self-care encourages self-improvement. When our self-esteem and self-awareness improves, it has a positive effect on our overall mindset. This, in turn, enables us to care for our friends and […]

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Self-Care

Self care and group therapy

To agree to be a participant in a group therapy session it is important to understand what it is entails. Group therapy is a form of therapy that involves working with several people at the same time. During a group session, group members are encouraged to share their experiences and work on understanding themselves in a compassionate […]

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Personal Journey

A JOURNEY OF SELF DISCOVERY DURING THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

“The quickest path to growthful change is not via force (our own or someone else’s) but through fully embracing the person we are” (Beisser,1970). I found these words very relevant and at times poignant as I embarked on my journey of self-discovery. My self-assessment involved the process of looking deep within myself to explore and identify my […]

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About

RESON SINDIYO – EXPERIENCE AND WORK

As a Counselling Psychologist I have worked with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health and to provide support to people experiencing emotional difficulties by helping them identify and work through their issues. I have also had the opportunity to interact with individuals and communities while focusing on social issues, social institutions, and other […]

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Addiction

WHAT IS ADDICTION COUNSELLING AND HOW DOES IT HELP?

Addiction Counselling can take place in different forms, most often in one-on-one fashion but is also available in a couple, family and group format. In whatever modality is taken, it provides the client with a confidential opportunity to discuss their relationship with the problem substance or behaviour and its impact on their life and the […]

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Disability

DISABILITY AND COUNSELLING THERAPY

Counsellors that work with persons with disabilities and their families need to understand the experience and process of disability. Well intentioned counselling professionals are subject to the effect of societal and historical beliefs pertaining to disability and may inadvertently perceive people with disabilities as diseased, broken, and in need of fixing without an understanding of […]