The Real Location of our – Thoughts Feeling and Behaviours

Locating our thoughts feeling and behaviour also incorporates the meaning of the word trans-generational … and why it is relevant to our psychological state. Simply put transgenerational means those things that happen in families that are handed down, and down, and...

Attachment in Psychotherapy

In yet another invitation to a professional development seminar, I read something I would like to share here. This is taken from the abstract for an online webinar where the presenter Kathy Steele a psychotherapist from America beautifully articulates a difficult...

Waiting … While Life Moves Forward

While I love to take Saydee for her ‘walkies’ I very much enjoy the opportunity to take that stroll with a friend. So, when a friend’s daughter gifted her a dog (which is a whole other story) I found a walking pal. Walks with this new pal are not always simple,...

A Life Script

In linking back to my blog, ‘What is Different about Psychotherapy’  I will begin this blog with the final sentence of that blog and take those thoughts and musings further into a fascinating and clever piece of theory that I believe is enlightening in terms of us...

The Word ‘Therapy’

In my work, I note people frequently vacillate between trust and lack of trust as a general concern. However, I feel, in the area of mental health, people are often way too trusting. I will even go as far as to say that I think some of the issues surrounding poor...

A Journey … Becoming a Psychotherapist

One person’s journey to becoming a psychotherapist … how do you even decide to become a psychotherapist? I have often wondered if you don’t choose psychotherapy, but that psychotherapy chooses you. I say this because that is how it has been in the experience in the...

Improve your Communication

There’s much talk about psychotherapy and the talking cure. We are increasingly wanting to know more about our own Modus Operandi. I am heartened to see an increase in self-exploration. And I’m not talking about a psychic card reader, or self-help workshops, nor a...

Sleeplessness

Struggling to sleep … not me … fortunately, as I don’t function well without sleep. My easy sleep habits disgust many friends. One friends calls it, ‘the sleep of the innocent’, and another, ‘just rudely fortunate’. While I am not entirely sure what it is, I am often...

A Small Girl

A little girl, perhaps five or six-years old sits at a table of adults. The conversation is topical vibrant and rapid. The adults, mostly intellects. Their conversation covers art, literature and politics, some gossip is included. There is food, wine, cigarettes,...

Demystifying Psychotherapy

Recently I received an invitation to attend a professional development seminar from one of my affiliated associations. I read the abstract once, twice then a third time. I was confused. It left me wondering, once more, how confused the general public must be about...
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