Breaking the Victim Mindset

victim mindset

Victim? Truly, some have been victims… of crime, abuse, injustice, degradation and circumstance. But many of us choose the mindset of a victim… when really we have no right to. It is a choice we have made… because we can. But in the same way that we can make that choice to be a victim,we can also choose to not be … Read more

Interpersonal Practice

Interpersonal Practice Personality is illuminated through reflection upon the question “who am I?” Thus, does who I am, defined by my personality, develop or is it predetermined before birth, is it a result of nurture or nature, is personality a consequence of biology or environment? These deeper questions of personality origin which ultimately answer the … Read more

Organisation Theory for Practice

Ryan Hill Breathe Counselling Perth

Social Worker Perspectives by Ryan Hill- Breathe Counselling Perth Organisation theory for practice. Social work draws on theories relating to interpersonal communication, group formation and dynamics, leadership and resource (including power) distribution, problem-solving, and how various systems function independently and interrelate. Significantly, Hughes and Wearing’s (2007) concept of social work organisational theory translates and applies … Read more

How to Change the Culture of an Organisation

Ryan Hill Breathe Counselling Perth

Social Worker Perspectives by Ryan Hill – Breathe Counselling Perth An effective organisational team consists of honest, supportive, symbiotic relationships. Hughes and Wearing (2007) assert organisational culture change happens in the context of managing professional and personal values, and in the effective treatment of competing organisation and service-user demands. Hence, changing culture in organisations involves … Read more

Overcoming Contempt in Marriage

contempt in marriage

According to the Oxford Dictionary Contempt is, ‘The feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration’ or to have ‘disregard for something that should be considered’. When we act with contempt, we basically treat others as though they are inferior to us. Contempt can involve sarcasm, cynicism, mocking, mimicking or negative body language such as rolling your … Read more