Inter Trauma Nexus NPC report 2020
- Written by Super User
During this challenging year, we were so blessed by the relationship with our friends, partners and donors. Although this year did not work out according to the strategic plans, it has been a very busy year. This report will give you a brief overview of the accomplishments for the year.
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South African detail about COVID-19
(Published in 17 March 2020)
Help, I work with people!
Tips for counsellors and therapists
Friends and I shares a pot of tea and spoke about what our clients really need from us. We can to the conclusion that our clients don’t really care about certificates and diplomas. Yes, they don’t care what we know, but they want to know that we care.
Clients don’t really care about the age of our furniture or the color of the decorations in our intimate workplaces. They want is place where they can feel safe and secure enough to share, pain, mistakes and small victories.
We spoke about our experiences when we sat in the ‘client’-chair and had to face a professional of some kind. We agreed, unanimously, that we disliked the waiting experience, because it aggravated the ‘unwell’ feeling or the uncertainty of the outcome of the appointment gnawed away at any peace of mind.
The conclusion was that every client really needs the following:
Clients expect their advisor, counsellor, doctor, therapist, pastor and carer to be well. You are expected to be emotionally, spiritually and socially healthy. It is hard for someone to seek help and then having to comfort and encourage the ‘professional’.
Your client needs to be assured that you care in such a way that he/she can grow health and be responsible adults. It might be a long way to go, but there is hope…
Suicide - The Painful Topic
Suicide - The Painful Topic
Death by suicide is neither impulsive, cowardly, vengeful, controlling, nor selfish. There is more to this tragic phenomenon than meets the eye.
It is a myth that suicide is an impulsive, spur-of-the-moment whim. In most of the situations that we encounter the person openly told friends and family, often for years, that he/she felt depressive and suicidal. Years before his death, he attempted suicide by overdose and frequently discussed the incident subsequently. There is a chance that he has visited various websites about suicide and depression. Sometimes there are light-hearted comments or jokes about killing himself.