47 minutes | Jul 14th 2020

Down to a sunless sea: Episode 17: The Box And The Jar

General content note for the series: death, dementia, old age, mental health issues Extra content note: grief, suicide, terminal illness, abuse, bereavement In the final full episode of the podcast using content funded by the British Podcast Awards and the Wellcome Trust I talk to counselor and psychotherapist Karen Pollock MBACP about grief and death. This is an episode about ways of thinking (and feeling) about bereavement, therapeutic approaches to change and loss, how the systems and attitudes around and inside us effect the ways we deal with difficult things, and so much more. It is the only episode of the show that doesn't feature my dad's voice but he is very present in the conversation. Karen on twitter: https://twitter.com/CounsellingKaz Counselling in Northumberland: https://counsellinginnorthumberland.com/ Non-Binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities: https://www.ubcpress.ca/non-binary-lives The Messiness of Grief: https://counsellinginnorthumberland.com/2020/02/03/the-messiness-of-grief/ Opening the door to difficult conversations: https://counsellinginnorthumberland.com/2018/01/23/opening-the-door-to-difficult-conversations/ Death and second chances: https://counsellinginnorthumberland.com/2016/11/22/death-and-second-chances/ Artwork by my brother Tony Pickering: http://www.pick-art.co.uk/
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