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  • Social media- Like it or not, social media has a place in today's world of communication. It's a powerful tool and the way in which social media is used by some can be damaging. At reach we hear of many people who struggle because of the impact it has on their lives. We are advocates of a responsible and careful use of social media and strive to use it well. What are your thoughts and experience of this communication world - and indeed what would you like to see reach using as a social media platform apart from facebook or Twitter? ...
  • Trapped?- For some fortunate children there can appear to be endless possibilities ahead for creating a unique life full of promise and excitement. Their parents are able to instil a valuing of them which allows them to be themselves and to flourish. For others their upbringing is such that any thought of growth, creativity, or of finding a unique place in life is squashed through no fault of their own. Conditional upbringings can extinguish aspirations and lead to a lifetime of mediocrity. It is sometimes easy in childhood and early adulthood to fall into the trap of thinking "this is my life and there isn't much I can do to change it. The cards have been dealt". Some of our "A" level students may be thinking that even today after their results yesterday. We can be squashed, but there is never a bad time to awaken to the potential of breaking out of the trap of just resigning to mediocrity to see what an exciting life can lie ahead. It needs work and it needs a determined commitment but there is reward to be had. If this isn't a thought for yourself, then how do you encourage someone else close to… ...
  • Reach - Counselling, Supervision, Coaching, Training reach is born!-   reach is born! The vision to offer support for individuals and groups (from therapy through to coaching, supervision and training) in a one-stop practice first came into being almost two decades ago. Since then training, experience and skills have grown and now the team has come for reach to launch. Many thanks to the wonderful Abbie Thoms and Polyspiral for the web design and infinite patience over many months. reach hopes to support you in a bespoke way and will endeavour to meet your needs, whatever they look like. It is our mission to see lives transformed. In these blogs, Ken will offer current thoughts and insights which we hope you will find of interest. Do comment if you feel inclined! ...