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Cambridge GP raises over £200 busking

Cambridge-based GP, Dr Orla McGuinness together with three fellow fiddlers and a guitarist raised £210 busking in central Cambridge last Saturday. The quintet played Irish music for a foot-tapping two hours, entertaining the numerous shoppers in Petty Cury. Huge thanks to the musicians and to all those who supported them. All money raised with go […]

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A Survivor’s experience of counselling

When I started CHOICES’ counselling, I found it extremely distressing, the first couple of months made me feel so awful mentally and physically, I almost gave up several times. It was not only hard to try to begin to talk about my childhood, but even harder to a complete stranger whom I felt was distant […]

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The Survivor’s Blog

Continuing with my blog on my own personal journey of survival, I find it is important to remember one main thing: it was never your fault. No matter the severity of what happened or how long it continued, be it once or, in my case, over many years, being a child at the time, does […]

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