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Poem: 'Gradually' - A Therapy Journey; an encounter in a safe relationship

She came

Friday after Friday

Sitting

Sometimes silent

Waiting...

Me to hear her words

She 'not knowing where to start'

Gradually 

Our relationship formed

Gradually

Her trust developed

Her secrets shared

Her heart revealed, broken and fragile

Gradually

We pieced together the fragments

Made meaning of experience

Named the feelings

Gradually

She felt the pain  

Grieved what could never be

And

Gradually

She turned her face upwards

Gradually

Began to hope

Gradually

Taking small steps 

Each moving forward

And 

When we parted

She said 'this was an important journey'

And

Smiled

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Written by Dawn Purver, CTA, MSc Psychotherapy, Dipl Counselling, MBACP (Accred), UKCP

Dawn is a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor/Therapist Reg MBACP (Accred)

She offers face to face counselling in Chandlers Ford, and Basingstoke.

Extensive overseas experience enable her to work effectively across cultures and with understanding of issues related to global mobilisation.

She has extensive experience in counselling via Skype.… Read more

Written by Dawn Purver, CTA, MSc Psychotherapy, Dipl Counselling, MBACP (Accred), UKCP

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