We are delighted to announce that Arlene Thomson has agreed to associate with Progress Psychotherapy. Arlene has been a friend of the service for some time. She began to support Progress in 2020, helping reduce Robert’s waiting list and ensure people were seen in a timely way. This has been really important to help people get the support they need.
CBT uses formal worksheets to engage balanced thinking styles (as reading and writing engage these functions in the brain). Traditionally, these have been paper/pdf documents but in the wake of COVID and the move to distance sessions, these became less …
Yesterday marked the end of the 20-21 financial year, Progress’ (and RFCBT before its) first full financial year of operation.
Following on from achieving my Mindfulness Diploma last year, I undertook the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Diploma over the last 6 months, with a focus on treatment-resistant depression.
The service has an updated brand and trading name- Progress Psychotherapy Services (also trading as Progress Psychotherapy or just Progress for short). The Robert Fulton CBT Services & RFCBT brand names are being retired.
I have signed my contract to begin working in East Ayrshire schools providing therapy to young people (once COVID restrictions allow). This will only be on Wednesday/Thursday so won’t noticeably impact RFCBT, everyone will be seen at their normal frequency …
Today I received my first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination which may open a path to more in-person services.
The Scottish Government has decided to move East Ayrshire into level 4 of their COVID-19 restrictions from Friday 20/11/20. In accordance with the new COVID policies agreed with local government this means all in-person sessions will be suspended from that date.
I am delighted to inform clients/ caregivers that I was accredited as a psychotherapist by the British Association of Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies today.
As COVID-19 safety guidance from local, Scottish, and UK government changes in line with events it is helpful to have a generally applicable policy to help current and prospective clients understand the scenarios when in-person sessions can or cannot occur. This policy is based on the current Scottish 5 tier system and has been devised based on advice from local government and Scottish representatives. This policy will be revised if the 5 tier system is ever altered.