Reminiscence Therapy & Life Story Work in Birmingham

                 Welcome to TECC's Reminiscence Therapy & Life Story Work

TECC Services provides reminiscence therapy and life story work in Birmingham for:

  • Individuals
  • Groups
  • Organisations

Reminiscence therapy is a valuable psychotherapeutic approach, which can help improve mood, cognitive processing and communication. Evidence suggests that reminiscence therapy can also assist in improving feelings and thoughts associated with depression, isolation and overall psychological functioning. Reminiscence therapy and life story work can be provided as an adjunct to our counselling service or as a stand-alone process.

TECC is able to provide assistance in the creation of a life story album through our reminiscence therapy work if required which can be further utilised by the individual and is an additional method that can promote communication.

The aims of reminiscence therapy and life story work include:

  • Insight and understanding beyond age and medical diagnosis
  • Improved, experienced quality of life through having someone to listen
  • Uncover and preserve the identify of an individual
  • Facilitate and promote communication between family, friends and carers
  • Opportunity to enjoy the therapeutic process
  • Empowering
  • Increased self esteem

We are mindfully aware of the importance and associated psychotherapeutic benefits reminiscence therapy and life story work can have on an individual’s life, those caring for them and organisations. We also acknowledge our privileged position to be able to assist in this area, including when required to co-create and develop a life story, which is unique, valuable and personal.

Reminiscent therapy and life story work is provided by fully qualified, empathic therapists who are mindful, caring and conscientious at our Centre in Birmingham. 

Reminiscence therapy/life story work can be produced in numerous ways including:
  • A book
  • Scrapbook
  • Interactive CD/DVD

Digital copies are stored securely and in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you are interested in any of our services, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can provide you with a  free consultation/assessment appointment where you can explore how we may be able to assist you, this provides you with the opportunity to see how you feel, allowing you to make an informed decision to engage in our services, if you are comfortable and assured by our meeting. 
In addition to individual services, TECC regularly holds workshops on Reminiscence Therapy and provides a supported supervisory service for candidates and staff who wish to use reminiscence therapy as part of their job role. Services can include; small group meetings and booster sessions to share new ideas and practice for the benefit of those they work with. Training and supervisory support is provided at our Centre in Birmingham; alternatively we can deliver the training to a site at your convenience.