Weʼve raised £880 to fund my tuition fees to become a Person-Centred Counsellor, specialising in supporting survivors of domestic abuse.
- Truro, United Kingdom
- Funded on Sunday, 7th January 2018
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1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will become a victim of domestic abuse at some point in their lives, whatever their background. Whether it is physical, sexual, financial or psychological, domestic abuse has devastating and far-reaching effects which can destroy lives. Frighteningly, this could happen to anyone: if not to yourself, it could be to someone you hold dear. Please help me to support those affected in healing themselves through self-empowerment and self-actualisation.
My own experience of Person-Centred counselling enabled me to process not just the abuse and consequent trauma, but also understand the reasons why I became so vulnerable in the first place and how to break my negative thought and behaviour patterns. I found learning about myself through the counselling process to be life-changing, uplifting (though emotional!) and empowering, and I feel extremely passionate about giving something back and helping to support others on their journey.
The money raised will be used for my tuition fees for the two year Person-Centred Counselling Diploma course at Cornwall College. Any contributions - however big or small - would be greatly appreciated as I am unable to take out a student loan or receive funding.
Thank you so much in advance for helping me to help others.
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Merrewyn Conlay started crowdfunding
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Oct 27, 2017
Oct 9, 2017
Best wishes for your studies and training
Oct 8, 2017
Oct 7, 2017
Wishing you the best of luck for the future Xx
Oct 5, 2017
You will be (and already are) an amazing Counsellor Merry! Sending loads of love, Julie xxx
Sep 23, 2017
Go for it Merre! Your empathy, intelligence, kindness and wisdom will have great opportunities to be drawn on and appreciated. What was meant for harm will be used for good. Xx
Sep 18, 2017
Best of luck. Sx
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Truro, United Kingdom
I'm passionate about developing my skills to help others realise that they have the strength and knowledge within themselves to heal and move forward positively in their lives.