I have been accepted as a registered data controller/ data protection officer by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
Some changes to in-person and online sessions.
Some clients know that I have been looking into upgrading RFCBT’s digital platforms for E-mail and online sessions.
People often wonder about the difference between a counsellor and a psychotherapist.
RFCBT has now been operating for 1 year. I set up with a hope of making CBT accessible for people from a wide range of backgrounds and income brackets while establishing myself as a newly qualified therapist.
Today is the release of Scottish exam results. This can be a day of pride for young people but also a day of disappointment and anxiety. You may not get the results you hoped for and fear for your future. There is massive pressure on young people who are often told their future depends on… Continue reading Exam result anxiety
RFCBT will resume in-person sessions from next week (27/7/20). These will be in line with government and professional guidelines for COVID-19 safety.
On 09/07/2020 the Scottish government initiated phase 3 of its COVID-19 lockdown routemap. This allows home visits to resume as of 10/7/20. In principle, this allows RFCBT to resume face-to-face operations which can be more effective and suits some clients better. However, it is important to do this as safely as possible.
I will be getting in touch with clients and caregivers to draw up individual risk assessments and safety plans next week. These will allow resumptions of face to face sessions and restoration of suspended sessions in the near future. Exact timings will depend on individual circumstances.
In the meantime, stay safe and keep well.
The Scottish Government updated Scottish lockdown restrictions today, activating some of phase 2. However, not enough restrictions were lifted to enable in-person sessions to resume for any clients. I will continue to update every 3 weeks as guidelines change. For those who can continue distance sessions these will be ongoing and for those who could… Continue reading 18/06 update on COVID-19 Guidance
Apologies for last week’s unavoidable technical problems but RFCBT.com version 3.0 is now live. Its had a complete re-write in WordPress that should be faster to navigate and load. Better hosting should lead to no more downtime, it’s simpler for new clients to get service information and it will collate news.