Our 1 Day Training Course The ACT Counselling Services team are currently travelling around Scotland delivering a 1 day training event on John Bowlby’s Attachment Theory and Lifelong Relationships. We are also very fortunate to have an extremely talented Neuroscientist contributing to some of the inputs. Most of our knowledge in relation to Attachment Theory […]
Schema Focused Relationship Advice The ACT Counselling Services team have had 2 insightful weeks delivering inputs 6 and 7 of the ‘Practising Schema Focused Therapy’ course. The themes have all been about perpetuation and ‘Repetition Compulsion’ (Freud, S), or ‘Schema Chemistry’ (Young, J). We think it is absolutely incredible that we, as human beings continue, […]
In the 10+ years that I have known my wife she has always been involved in helping people in some way, both in her professional life as well as her personal one. Throughout this time she has always had a fascination with what “makes people tick” and a real skill for developing relationships with people […]
Whilst thinking about the shaping of the personality during childhood in our last blog, it occurred to me that it would be a disservice not to reflect on the connection between force feeding infants and the internalisation of beliefs, rules and values. Many of these will of course be crucial in developing the child as […]
The ACT Team have an up and coming CPD event on 20/02/16 titled ‘Gestalt — a way of living.’ Whilst preparing the course materials we cannot help but remember the insight and power connected with this approach and its ability to help us as human beings make sense of our lives.