Four years on. History is not over, things change.

Bit of a rambling one, this. Four years ago I had a mental breakdown and I walked off into the night with the intention of killing myself. I didn’t do it, obviously, I changed my mind. I turned away from the void. Vowed to change. To become someone I’d always …

L3CiCS Learning Log – 8th November 2019

In terms of discovering the range of ways in which people experience discrimination, I think firstly I should explain that discrimination is the act of treating someone unfairly or differently because of who they are, due to certain beliefs or because they possess certain characteristics. There are many forms of …

L3CiCS Reflective Diary – 25th October 2019

This week we learned about diversity through exploring the membership of the course group: the different beliefs and behaviours. This enabled us all to become aware of the demographics of our group, for example our culture, family, nationality, race, age, gender, disability or sexuality. We went round the group and …

L2CiCS: Learning Log – 18th October 2017

This week we were learning about Stereotyping and Prejudice in relation to the wide range of potential differences between the client and counsellor. These include (but are not limited to) differences in gender, race, age, social habits, capability, sexual orientation and physical ability. Prejudice is having a pre-conceived (usually unfavourable) …