News

We’ve joined the BACP

We are delighted that the Rendezvous has been accepted as an organisational member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).  As we ask that all our counsellors are registered members it only seemed right that we should do the same! The BACP is one of the leading bodies in the UK that sets…

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Case study: learning to cope

Megan’s family is complicated.  All her family have significant mental health problems, she was struggling at school and regularly self-harming. We helped Megan: open up and talk about her situation and her feelings understand that self-harm is a coping mechanism recognise the things that triggered her need to self-harm find other ways of coping Megan…

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We’re a YIACS – it’s official!

Acronyms come and go – in the past we’ve been an AIG centre (Advice, Information and Guidance) and then an A&I centre (Advice and Information) when there were legal connotations and responsibilities to the use of the term ‘Guidance’. But, whatever the acronym, we have always put young people at the heart of what we…

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Case study: Learning opens doors…

Ella failed her Maths exam four times.  This prevented her from taking up a place to study Drama at a London university.  Her confidence was in pieces and she envisioned a life consisting of poorly paid work watching her friends move away to study and lead exciting new lives. We helped Ella believe she could…

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AGM – Annual report and accounts

We were delighted to welcome members to the centre for our AGM in September.  The business of the meeting was attended to with accounts approved and trustees re-elected but there was also time and scope for some hearty discussions about the changes we’ve seen over the last 12-18 months.  The increase in demand for mental…

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