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Barefoot Bodywork

Barefoot bodywork makes use of the therapist’s feet in a bodywork session.  Read more in today’s post.   Bodywork is part of the scope of practice for Specialist Wellness Counsellors to enhance overall wellbeing.  The bodywork practices are usually dependent on the skills and training of the specific therapist.   When talking about bodywork, it […]

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Bodywork in Counselling

Bodywork is part of Specialist Wellness Counselling and in today’s post, we’ll consider the use of bodywork.   Specialist Wellness Counselling Specialist Wellness Counselling is a professional designation of the professional body named the Association of Supportive Counsellors and Holistic Practitioners (ASCHP) as registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications […]

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Trauma Counselling

Trauma is a word that we often hear in modern-day society, but what is it exactly and how do you deal with it during counselling.  This post will look into the life ordeal of trauma.   What is trauma? Trauma is when a crisis, shocking or devastating life event happens to you resulting in negative […]

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Specialist Wellness Counselling

Specialist Wellness Counselling is a recognised profession in South Africa, but it is not part of the professional psychological domain.  In this post, we’ll explore this profession further.   Legal Status The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) registered designation of Specialist Wellness Counsellor is the highest category of registration with the Association of Supportive Counsellors […]