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Six Core Principles

The Six Core Principles of trauma informed counselling

The six core principles of trauma informed practice are what guides our counsellors. They form the positive experiences in the here and now and are key to trauma recovery.


Ensuring physical, psychological and emotional safety


Creating environments where individuals have choice and control


Creating respectful environments where personal boundaries are maintained


Making decisions with the individual and sharing power


Offering cultural aware and gender responsive services


Prioritising empowerment and skill building (Harris and Fallot 2009)

The Knife Angel

The Knife Angel

The Knife Angel is a monument and sculpture that travels around England raising awareness of violent knife crime. Knife crime in England and...

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