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Is therapeutic intimacy possible when working online?

Is therapeutic intimacy possible when working online?

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Like many of us, Covid-19 has certainly challenged me to dive deep into the daunting and largely unfamiliar territory of online therapeutic work within my community. I had always convinced myself – and anybody else who was curious enough to enquire – that I preferred to work face to face with people, because I appreciated […]

My SKATTLE Overseas Experience

My SKATTLE Overseas Experience

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A few months ago, I heard about an overseas program with SKATTLE. I was immediately interested, but being a student and habitual workaholic, time and money was at the forefront of my mind. Despite these concerns, I decided to at least go to the information session to see what it might offer. “You’re just going […]

Therapeutic Documents – A Podcast Interview

Therapeutic Documents – A Podcast Interview

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With the release of our new SKATTLE Speaks Publication, the team have been thinking a lot about the different ways that counsellors and other practitioners can go about capturing the conversations we have with the people we work with. Therapeutic documents are tools we use a lot of at SKATTLE, so it made sense to us to […]

Productivity and Happiness: The ‘Snowball Effect’

Productivity and Happiness: The ‘Snowball Effect’

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The SKATTLE team have been having a lot of conversations recently around the relationship between productivity and happiness. There are bounds of studies and research into how these factors can have a positive effect on one’s work lifestyle. It has had the team wondering; do these factors interact in the family life, too? Many studies argue […]

Travelling beyond tourism: SKATTLE’S Overseas Program

Travelling beyond tourism: SKATTLE’S Overseas Program

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Being a tourist is a really interesting thing.  When I’ve packed my bag and had my passport stamped in the past, I’ve done it because I want to open myself up to new experiences. I want to see new sights, taste weird and wonderful food, meet new people who live life a little (or a […]

How to Support Loved Ones

How to Support Loved Ones

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When we see someone we love going through a challenging time, we can feel a strong urge to do what we can to support them. However, we can sometimes find ourselves confused around how we can support loved ones, or we may even develop our own stresses by feeling responsible for the happiness of others. So […]

It starts with us – National Youth Week 2015

It starts with us – National Youth Week 2015

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As National Youth Week comes to a close for another year it seems timely to reflect on some of the knowledge and skills that young people have shared with us this term. The theme for 2015’s celebration of young people is, It starts with us. This is a celebration that we want to be a part of […]