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Dec 14 11 10:54 PM

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Of course, many of the local person-centred groups operate on an unstructured / encounter / experiential basis, so this may not be relevant to all. That said, we've done a bit of a trawl of some of the topics that groups have used as a focus for discussion. It may be of interest/use to somebody:

Age(ing) / Working with Elderly clients
Aliveness
Anger
Anxiety
Approval (the need for)
Asperger's and Autistic Spectrum
Assessment
Before I Die ...
Beginnings
Being Real
Bereavement
Boundaries / “How much is too much?” - contact outside of sessions
CBT
Change
Childhood & Developmental Issues
Class
Co-Dependency
Compulsive behaviour
Configurations of Self
Conflict
Conformity/Non-Conformity
Congruence
Control
Counselling or Psychotherapy (same or different? does it matter?)
Couples work
Depression
Dilemmas
Diversity
Empathy
Endings
Erotic ‘Transference’
Family / Family Patterns
Fear
Food / Eating ‘disorders /Relationship with food
Forgiveness / The Need To Apologise
Fragile Process
Freedom
Gender / Gender Expectations / Does gender matter in counselling?
Good practice and the law – a ounsellor’s perspective
Group Dynamics / Groupwork
Guilt & Shame
How to be Person Centred in a system that isn't
Humour’s Place In Therapy
Identity / Sense of Self
Inclusivity & Exclusivity
Inferiority/Superiority Continuum
Intimacy
Isolation / Loneliness
Love
Meaning
Men – do you understand your male clients?
Menopause
Modalities - similarities and differences / Influences on our person centred work from other approaches
Modelling (the unspoken power of)
Oppression
Over involvement
Pain (our relationship with)
Person Centred concepts / Person-Centred phrases I don't understand
Power / Power in the Counselling Relationship
Process (an understanding of)
Psychological Contact
Quality of Listening
Regulation
Relationships
Reluctant or 'resistant' clients
Respect
Risk
Self Acceptance
Self care
Self disclosure / Willingness to Reveal
Self Harm
Self in the group - Does the group meet my needs?
Self in the group - How I Experience You
Self in the group - How I Relate In The Group
Self in the group - How Much Do I Want To Be Known?
Self in the group - Why Do I Come Here?
Sex
Specific problems (e.g. OCD) & staying true to the PCA
Spirituality & Counselling
Stuckness (counsellor/client)
Suicide and clients at risk
Supervision (what to bring and how it works)
Taboo
The Dark Stuff
The Shadow Affecting The Here & Now
Time & Counselling / Brief therapy
Training Courses (experiences of)
Trust The F@**ing Process
Uncertainty
Unconditional Positive Regard
Vulnerability / The Courage to be Vulnerable
War
Who does my client think I am?
Who's Running My Life?

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