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About Paul Parkin

Paul Parkin is an online counsellor, therapist and life coach. He is passionate about helping people reach their full potential and providing affordable online counselling to people everywhere via his counselling website Counsellors Online. Paul has worked as an online counsellor for the past 15 years and has worked in several counselling settings, including - National Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) the NHS. North East Council on Addictions (NECA) and Several telephone helplines including the Samaritans. See other posts by Paul Parkin or subscribe to his posts.

Human Resilience

By |June 16th, 2017|

Human resilience can at times look like it’s lost, with so many tragedies, both accidents and sometimes in malice touching our lives on what can feel like a non-stop roller coaster of hurt, we can sometimes despair at the world around us. Ugly behaviours and words are rife and many people feel that the human race […]

Grief and Loss

By |May 6th, 2017|

Grief and Loss

Its been a while since I wrote about grief and loss. As a counsellor and blogger, the issue of what to write about often comes to me whilst enjoying one of my favourite pass times, drinking coffee at a nice cafe with comfortable armchairs, you know the type right,  today I just happened […]

How to Forgive

By |May 4th, 2017|

How to Forgive

It’s almost impossible to get through any period of time without being hurt by someones words or actions, let alone get through our lives.

So with so many instances of hurt directed at us inadvertently or purposefully, why is it important to learn how to forgive and move on?

Holding onto hurt and the bitterness […]

Making Up After a Fight

By |May 1st, 2017|

Making Up After a fight

So you had a fall-out, a fight, a row or even maybe you broke up? A real hurtful, raw and seemingly no way back from, toxic kind of argument, the kind that you feel there is no way back from.

So now what? Just one thing will start the process of reconciliation – […]