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What I’m really thinking: the disappointed counsellor

While in the final year of my training, undertaking a placement in a mental health service, I saw how stretched these support services are I put four years of my life and £12,000 of my hard-earned savings into training to be a counsellor. I sacrificed my time, relationships and mental health so I could give my all to this exhausting and emotionally draining course, which included spending two years in personal therapy.
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