What is Solution Focused Therapy?

Written by Alun Parry Solution Focused Therapy (SF) is a powerful, evidence based approach. It was developed in Milawukee in the 1980s by a team of radical therapists that included Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg. It differs from traditional therapy approaches in many ways. For instance, the solution focused approach is mainly future…

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Eating Out In Cheadle, Cheshire.

If you’re a therapist coming to a course or a couple taking part in our “Getting The Love You Want” Couples weekend workshop at The Affinity Centre, then the likelihood is you are going to want to find somewhere nice to eat lunch or dinner. In this post I’ve listed the best places I know…

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Places To Stay In Cheadle, Cheshire

So, you’re coming on a course or a workshop at The Affinity Centre and have no idea where to stay.  Hopefully this quick blog post will point you in the right direction. I’ll say right from the off that I have not stayed in any of these places so can not vouch 100% for the…

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What is Human Givens Therapy?

by Lyn Tonks (Human Givens Therapist at the Affinity Centre) What do we need in order to survive and thrive? To survive, all living organisms must take nourishment from the environment to maintain and rebuild themselves. We need air to breathe, water to drink, nutritious food and sufficient amounts of the right quality of sleep.…

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Does Couples Counselling Work?

So does couples counselling work? In this video I explore whether couples counselling works, how to make couples counselling successful if you decide to do it and why couples get stuck in couples counselling. If you are interested in having couples counselling and would like to discuss it or talk through the options we can…

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