Anxiety has risen in recent years. Children are more prone to feeling anxiety, even if they don’t know how to articulate it. It is often defined as:… Read more “Anxiety: Is it just unnecessary worrying?”
Guilt is one emotion that can cause us to punish ourselves on a daily basis. It is easy to feel shame or pain about the actions we… Read more “Guilt: does the past create a sense of anxiety?”
There are two remaining types of therapeutic relationship I’m going to explore. First i’ll explore: ‘person to person’ (or the personal) and finally the ‘transpersonal’ (or spiritual).… Read more “Person & Spirit Relationship… (Part 4)”
The next relationship we will explore is one that is ‘needed’ at times to help the healing journey of the client. It is known as: The developmentally… Read more “A Needed Relationship… (Part 3)”
I remember when social media was non-existent (and I’m not that old). I saw an evolution from emails, to MSN, to Hi5, to Facebook – to the… Read more “Social Media: Are These Real Friendships?”
In my previous post I mentioned that there are 5 basic relationships that we witness in therapy. In this post I explore a type of relationship that… Read more “A Transference of Relationships… (Part 2)”
“So, what is therapy? What do you do?” I’ve already explained that the most important part of the therapeutic intervention is the relationship. So it’s easy to… Read more “So, What Is Therapy?”
Most people ask, how does therapy work? What do you do?
More than what happens, the real importance lies in how it happens. In truth, the most influential factor in any therapeutic intervention is the relationship between the therapist and the client.
One element of this relationship is based on an agreement that says:
“I’ll work on this even when I don’t want to”…
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Over the last year, I went into a semi social media hibernation. I don’t regret a second of it. It gave me a chance to regroup and… Read more “Hibernation”
More and more often as we grow up, I notice that we are likely to discuss and reflect on the past. Our experiences, aspirations, memories and friendships.… Read more “Where to focus? Past, Present or Future…”