Blog

January 13, 2020

New Year – Passivity or Potential?

As we embark on a New Year and decade, Fiona Cook, PTSTA one of the Directors of Physis Scotland reflects on passivity and potential... Longer days? A new start? New Year resolutions? Review of the...

December 3, 2019

Christmas Choices

This month, Fiona Cook PTSTA, one of the Directors of Physis Scotland reflects on Christmas, and how it can often be a time of mixed emotions for so many of us.  Christmas. I wonder really what yo...

October 23, 2019

Autumn at Physis Scotland

This month, Fiona Cook PTSTA, one of the Directors of Physis Scotland reflects on the beauty of Autumn, with a focus on change and new beginnings. I looked up the meaning of Autumn when I was think...

August 11, 2019

Becoming a Counselling Supervisor

This month we are delighted to include a blog post from our colleague Bev Gibbons, PTSTA who will  be co-facilitating Physis Scotland's Diploma in Counselling Supervision course starting this Novembe...

June 26, 2019

Endings and Beginnings

This month, Fiona Cook PTSTA, one of the Directors of Physis Scotland reflects on endings, with a focus on the ending of our academic year and in particular the stepping down of our esteemed colleague...

May 20, 2019

Challenges, Inspiration & Focus; How TA Holds My Process

We are absolutely delighted to welcome our colleague Susie Hewitt, PTSTA to the Physis Scotland team. This month we include a blog from Susie, who shares her reflections with us about what 'challenge,...

March 20, 2019

The Gift of Therapy Training

This month we are delighted to include a beautiful blog from one of our colleagues Lucy Hyde, who shares with us some of the ways in which therapy training has been a "gift" to her. I don’t know i...

February 9, 2019

A Sense Of Belonging

Well, what a start to 2019 for us. We signed the lease agreement for our new home in 22 Drumsheugh Gardens, furnished the place from scratch, started seeing our clients there, held an Open Evening fo...

December 6, 2018

My Therapeutic Journey

This month we are delighted to include a blog from one of our colleagues Paul Redpath, PTSTA about his therapeutic journey. Everyone’s therapeutic journey is different. Unique to them. As unique a...

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November 8, 2018

The Journey

This month we are delighted to include a blog from our Director of Training, Barbara Clarkson, TSTA Everywhere, from Strictly Come Dancing, to the local gym, you can find people talking about their...

October 19, 2018

A New Home for Physis Scotland

Home is where the heart is or so the old saying goes. Many of us can share this sentiment for our own homes and will perhaps have fond memories of the homes we have lived in over the years. It’s bee...

October 9, 2018

Firm Foundations – The Physis Scotland Foundation Year

The Physis Scotland Foundation Year 2018 began with 19 new trainees in the last weekend of September. So exciting! We appreciate that this reflection is from the trainers' frame of reference, but we d...

September 4, 2018

What A Journey…

As we approach the beginning of a new academic year, we are delighted to include a blog from one of our colleagues Lynn Esslemont about her experience of being a TA student. What A Journey... Wh...

August 3, 2018

Baby, what is going on…?

This month we are delighted to include a blog from one of our colleagues Ronen Stilman PTSTA  www.talkingtherapy.org who is offering a CPD on Post natal depression soon. Humans are creatures of pa...

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June 22, 2018

The excitement and the edge

A lot has happened since our last blog on the website. We have been working away in the background with various esteemed colleagues and friends who are helping us with the who, what and why of Physis ...

March 3, 2018

Introducing the Dynamic Duo!

People who know us have called us the dynamic duo. Yes there are two of us, and we are both called Fiona, but are we really dynamic? We decided to look the word dynamic up and here are some of the syn...

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March 7, 2020 10:00 am
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Which Me Should I be? The Use of Self and The Therapeutic Relationship
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Transactional Analysis Taster Session
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April 25, 2020 10:00 am
An Introduction to Working with Couples
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The Borderline Adaptation – Walking on Eggshells
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TA 101 – Introduction to Transactional Analysis
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July 1, 2020 10:00 am
Introduction to Counselling Skills
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TA Foundation Year 2020 – 2021
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