A story about vicarious trauma, setting the scene for some more helpful posts in the next few weeks.
A collaboration of writers from the IAPT Worker's Café share their journey into anti-racism and how important it is to implement this in clinical practice. Packed with resources, a long read.
The anniversary post for notaguru.blog. I can't believe it's been a year! This post celebrates the guest bloggers and explains why the blog got started.
Guest blogger Sheeva Weil shares anecdotes of racism in IAPT, Part 1 of a series of posts on racism in the IAPT context.
IAPT teams are made up of a few professions and this post aims to celebrate the counsellors amongst us.
A post for IAPT trainees and anyone who supports trainees. What are the challenges of the course, what helps and what to read before you start.
A post about working with clients on the phone. Very much a group effort to share resources in a difficult time.
James Spiers tackles how resilience is abused in the NHS. 'There is little opportunity for either services or staff to be “happy again after something difficult or bad has happened”. For the majority of LITs, the “difficult or bad” thing is consistently happening.'
A monster post that roves around the topic of pain in IAPT Low Intensity work. Top tips, resources, anecdotes, and a cry for permission to bring research into practice.
The second post in the domestic abuse series thinks about self care and other considerations when we're working with perpetrators of domestic abuse.