For a long time Western psychology focused on the normal curve as a
benchmark for psychological health. Under this view individuals who fall
within the norm are considered healthy and psychologically sound, while
those who fall outside the norm are considered unhealthy.
positive counselling takes a fundamentally different view of what
health and wellbeing entail. It acknowledges that human diversity is a
positive and essential part of wellbeing. Under this view,
behaviours that often have stigma attached to them (such
as body modification, multiple partner relationships, diverse sexual
practices or gender/sexual orientation that falls outside what is
considered "normal") can be recognised for what they are - expressions
of the natural diversity of the human experience.
Our aim in
counselling practice with all clients is to respect a person's
fundamental right to express themselves as a unique individual, whatever
form that expression may take.
We are respectful of all forms of expression and we are an inclusive
service. While we are alternative friendly, our inclusion is not limited
only to those with alternative lifestyles – whoever you might be, you
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