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VACANCY: Experienced Psychotherapist/Counsellor in Eating Disorders (Adults and Children) in Glasgow

VACANCY: Experienced Psychotherapist/Counsellor in  Eating Disorders (Adults and Children) The team is growing again and we are experiencing an increased demand for services, meaning that Talking EDs is looking to recruit another experienced psychotherapist, counsellor or psychologist to join the team one afternoon and evening per week to provide psychotherapy, counselling, support and therapy sessions to clients. This is based in our offices in Glasgow city centre (in-person appointments), although there is the opportunity to see see some clients online and at other times. If you're interested, please see the advert on Indeed here: CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY 3RD NOVEMBER, 5PM, to start as soon as possible afterwards. This role is NOT suitable for newly qualified practitioners or those with little or no experience of working in the field of eating disorders/disordered eating. Ple

#MondayMotivation: Recovery Quotes

 #MONDAYMOTIVATION   This week's #MondayMotivation focuses on some quotes about 'recovery'. See the recovery quotes below. What does recovery mean to you? Best wishes , Alexandra Talking EDs (Glasgow and West Eating Disorders Support Service)      

This week's #FridayFacts: feelings and emotions

#FridayFacts Every Friday we'll post some 'facts' and information about mental health. This week's facts focus on 'myths about feelings and emotions'. Please see the picture below.   EXTRA INFO: Emotions are something that we all experience, and yet so many people misunderstand or apply judgements against them. Misunderstandings sometimes lead to individuals being mocked, shamed or dismissed for feeling and expressing emotion (or for not publicly expressing emotions, especially in times of grief).   There are numerous myths or misunderstandings about emotions that lead to people feeling they need to bottle everything up inside or not express themselves, but that can just lead to things building up inside of us over time. And what happens when something is held in and builds up and up and up? Eventually it explodes! This explosion can come in the form of tantrums, tears, anger or even violence, and unhelpful coping techniques.   If you are have some feelings or