Author Archives: Derbyshire Counselling Service

About Derbyshire Counselling Service

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor who started working in the field in 1990. I have been seriously ill and almost died from an eating disorder. Anorexia was my best/worst friend for so long. Now it has gone and its time to start again. I want to help others eat their illness. I offer a unique service as i can truly empathise with my clients and help them in a way that almost every other counsellor can not. I saw so many other people suffering so painfully and desperately and i witnessed and suffered some terrible treatments by healthcare professionals. I truly would like to let the world know how much we suffer in silence and try and and these indignities. I was ill for 20 years but my sense of altruism remains as fresh as ever

A few photos from my recent travels

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Robin Williams R.I.P. O Captain! My Captain!

When I heard this morning that Robin Williams had died I cried. He was taken by the depression that had crippled and broken him. He is one of my favorite actors/comedians. I shall take time out today to watch some … Continue reading

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A cry from the past.

A cry from the past Images come and go As people do all through our lives But every now and then One of them unexpectedly Nudges And reminds us of what may have been No-one can claim immunity From their … Continue reading

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A smile can hide so much

Karen Carpenter had such a pure and vibrant voice. She managed to hide her pain from the world,  but she paid the ultimate price with her life. The longer we keep the pain locked inside the faster we die inside. … Continue reading

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Nothing is Sacred

I cant get over my beginning I cant imagine my end I want to escape this wilderness I’m living in I want to be somebodies friend I could do with a little peace oh lord and my heart cries out … Continue reading

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A poignant quote

We must be willing to get rid of the life we have planned so as to have the life that is waiting for usJoseph Campbell

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Natures Innocence. A poem

Natures Innocence. Following the rain I walk though sun drenched fields of growing green Soaking up the innocent beauty of nature Only man can destroy this vision of perfection In times soon to come He will try to do such … Continue reading

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