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My Thoughts and Musings

New Year

So, we have passed the Winter Solstice, we welcome the return of The Light, days slowly get longer, nights slowly get shorter, and we welcome

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Healing or fixing?

At some point in therapy most of my clients tell me that they’re “broken” and that they need “fixing.” It often comes as a shock

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Hero’s Journey

Therapy as a hero’s journey? Arielle Schwartz, in her book The Post-Traumatic Growth Guidebook: Practical Mind-Body Tools to Heal Trauma, Foster Resilience and Awaken Your Potential, introduces

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Spirituality and Therapy

So, recently, we’ve had Easter (Christian), Eid (Muslim) and Wesak (Buddhist) which got me to thinking about spirituality and the role of spirituality in psychotherapy.

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Radical Acceptance

So, this follows on from my last post wherein I mentioned “acceptance” and explored how this is important in therapy. Tara Brach talks about “radical

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Impermanence and change

So, as 2021 ends I have been reflecting on beginnings and endings, birth and death and a quote attributed to the Buddha: “Everything that has

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Trauma and Attachment

Having recently attended a three day workshop with Janina Fisher on Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and attachment I thought that I would bring together my

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