Exploring in emotional technicolor

Jack Purrington on experiencing therapy as a psychologist.

I am an assistant psychologist working for an organisation that specialises in the support of families with children who have experienced developmental trauma and attachment difficulties. Since taking this role, my professional ability has made great developments. However, I believe that my experiences of being on the other side of the therapeutic relationship have had the most profound effect.

My therapeutic journey began in supervision. Whilst exploring why I was finding certain


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