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Training to be a counsellor who can sign.

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Hi All,

Just thought i should introduce myself, I am currently training to be a counsellor, as part of my course we have been discussing barriers to counselling, one of the ones which came up was Deaf/deaf or limited hearing, this got me thinking how the deaf manage if they require counselling, do they have to have an interpreter with them? this isn't always convenient as counseling is very confidential and having a third person involved wouldn't be ethical. 

Because of this I have started on this course and I am fining it fascinating as its always something I have thought about but never done. 

I would be interested to hear anybody else's thoughts or experiences with this if you don't mind sharing?

Cheers,

Bugsy

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