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Help needed for trainee counsellor in London

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MEDIA: Trainee counsellor (academic not Tue 03-Sep-13 17:52:53

I am a trainee relationship counsellor. As part of my next year, I will be doing an infant observation, which means observing a baby, from its first days with its family, to learn about how infants communicate and acquire social skills.

This observation will be a visit of an hour, once a week, most weeks for the first year of the baby's life.

So I am looking for a family that would be willing to help me by allowing me to observe their new baby. I would not be offering any parenting advice or counselling, just observing. Families often find this quite supportive, having someone come and take an interest for an hour once a week, without trying to offer any advice.

Ideally I am looking for a baby that will be arriving late in September, or in October or November.
The first step would be for me to meet the parents and see whether we get on.

To tell you a little more about me, my name is Mike, I am married, have three grown-up children, and one grand-child.

If we decide to proceed, the University will confirm to you that I have been CRB checked and that this is all proper.

If you or someone you know think you might like to do this, please get in touch. My email is
I would be very grateful.

Many thanks

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