An Introvert’s Hell

Last weekend I was involved in Introvert Hell! My Son’s girlfriend, Chloe; who I love dearly, was 21. Of course, I live in a family of Extroverts and I had known for some time that the festivities would be very extroverted in nature. Chloe, like many people, has a split family and so there were […]

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Happy Holidays???

Well, that’s it now! School is officially out for the summer as the amazing Alice cooper once said – apologies for the ear bug!! As a school counsellor, my work does not always end when school ends. Increasingly, I find myself working with children who are making the scary transition from Primary School to High […]

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Why Introverts might love January

Phew, thank goodness that’s over for another year!! I have an INFJ personality type. It is said that I am the rarest personality type with less than 1% of “me’s” in the World population! I think that’s pretty cool but it does cause problems when I talk about my introversion to my amazing Extroverted friends […]

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HELP! the expert who feels like a beginner

When a counsellor feels inadequate Surprisingly, this happens a lot. Is there more at play here? Do we, as school counsellors, feel that we are older, wiser and therefore better equipped to know the meaning behind the words we hear? As an INFJ personality type, I pride myself on my almost psychic ability to smell […]

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