Dealing with violence

One of the more difficult aspects of being a counsellor or skilled helper is occasionally dealing with violent clients.  Violence does not have to be punching someone, sometimes it is threats, body language and tone of voice.  It can be very intimidating and often there can be an overwhelming sense of injustice when you’re inContinue reading “Dealing with violence”

Professional Boundaries

In rehab setting it’s important for everyone to adhere to boundaries of some description. Clients need boundaries in order to make their therapy more effective and on point.   If boundaries are loose there can be a lot of trouble in future. Professional boundaries should be firm, not flexible, the resistance or objection you may receiveContinue reading “Professional Boundaries”