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York St John Communities Centre

Newsletters and columns

Explore insightful news, information and Communities Centre activity highlights.

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We share information from the Centre in a number of different forms.

These include our quarterly newsletter, columns written by our founding director, wider York St John Centre news, and our blog.

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Centre newsletters

Our newsletters serve as a comprehensive source of information, offering insights into various aspects of the Community centre's activities. These newsletters cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • Updates on our developments
  • Details about our services
  • Information on upcoming training sessions and courses
  • Highlights of engaging events
  • Updates on ongoing research initiatives

To find out more, visit our newsletters below.

Therapy Today

Professor Lynne Gabriel OBE, founder of the YSJ Communities Centre and President of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), shares her monthly column within the Therapy Today publication. 

Therapy Today includes critical and reflective thinking and lively debate written by and for practitioners, researchers, educationalists and academics.

You can read Professor Lynne Gabriel's columns below.

‘Self-care and compassion feed souls and spirits' (PDF, 0.1MB)

'Digitised mental health platforms are already providing support' (PDF, 84.6 kB)

'Counselling can provide context to navigate complexities of ageing' (PDF, 78kB)

‘Generating employment opportunities for counsellors and therapists' (PDF, 81KB)

'The past year has been challenging for our profession' (PDF, 80KB)

‘We humans are capable of love, of joy, of immense compassion’ (PDF, 71KB)

‘Raising the profile and standing of our profession is crucial’ (PDF, 71KB)

Articles were first published in Therapy Today, the journal of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Communities Centre news

Discover the most recent updates and happenings within the Communities Centre by exploring our dedicated news page. Stay informed about the latest developments, events, and noteworthy activities that shape our community.

Read the latest news

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Centre blog

Our Centre blog is a place where we share all things mental health from information, guidance, interviews, and guest blogs.

Communities Centre blog

Supporting York St John Communities Centre

As a not for profit organisation with charitable status, your contribution to York St John Communities Centre plays a vital role in helping us continue our mission of serving the community.

Whether you're interested in volunteering your time, making a donation, or spreading the word about our cause, there are lots of ways you can get involved and make a difference. You can explore the different ways to support us on our Supporting the Centre page and help us in continuing to create positive change in our community.

Supporting the Centre    One-off or regular donation (JustGiving)