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Counsellors

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.

Extend Your Weekend

By |October 16th, 2018|

Would you like to extend your weekend, make it feel longer than just two days, well you can. By reducing the pressure on your weekends and de-stressing the other days of your working week.

Most people look forward to their weekends, some wish their week away and because of this feel they get very little from […]

Counselling from a Mobile Device

By |October 2nd, 2018|

Counselling, therapy and life coaching has seen a dramatic rise in popularity, especially counselling from a mobile device, with people under previously unheard of time pressures, busy lives mean most people want to do their business on the move and that goes for online personal therapy too, if it’s available.

The good news is with many […]

Giving for Nothing in Return

By |October 1st, 2018|

We’re told from an early age that what we give, we get back, but it seems giving for nothing in return is best. Recent studies conducted by Campbell-Meiklejohn and Ph.D. student Jo Cutler have shown that when we give out of genuine kindness (when we give for nothing in return), rather than strategic kindness (when there […]

Expat Counseling

By |September 26th, 2018|

We’ve all felt at some stage, that running away from the pressures of life and a new start was the answer, expat counseling can help, more and more people who have left the UK for a new start are now accessing expat support services, because they realised what we all do eventually, that our challenges […]

What Kind of Self Story are you Writing?

By |September 19th, 2018|

Have you ever asked yourself  ‘what kind of self story you’re creating’. Maybe you haven’t given much thought or consideration to how much we can actually influence our ‘self’.

Most of us have heard the phrase ‘We are what we think’ but how many of us believe it. A lot of who we are is as […]

Taking Back Control

By |July 14th, 2018|

Life isn’t supposed to be easy, I really don’t know anyone with an easy life, but what can make it easier is taking back control.

This doesn’t have to mean all at once, or feel terrifying, or that you just don’t have the time or the energy to even begin the task.

Think small, maybe start with […]