Monthly Archives: March 2011

Seeing the first client on placement


I have now seen my first client.  It is a relief to finally start on the road when hitherto there has been so much theory and triage group work on my course.  I have secured a placement role on the back up roster for a … Continue reading

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10 tips for using social media mindfully


For the last two years, Lori Deschene  provided a daily wisdom quote through a Twitter account called Tiny Buddha. Since the follower count has grown by leaps and bounds, people have suggested she tweet more often throughout the day. In a … Continue reading

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Why transpersonal therapy?


Why transpersonal therapy?  Spiritual essence: Pay attention to your feelings. Why God? Feelings are more primary (basic) than thoughts. Not rage (survival) but interpersonal (spiritual) that is what is the theme that draws us. People anchor themselves to spiritual search. Although … Continue reading

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Jungian personality types part 2


Last night’s lecture was on Jungian personality typology part 2. Intuitive (extroverted) – These types can feel imprisoned and trapped and are lacking in commitment. Thinking and feeling (auxiliary functions) are repressed.  Fully repressed is sensation.  This type gives priority … Continue reading

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Jungian personality types


Last night’s lecture was about the fascinating subject of personality types  from a Jungian perspective.  More people tend to be a thinking (extroverted) type and essentially the conventional traits tend to be rational and progressive with lots of “oughts” and “shoulds“.  These types … Continue reading

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Alchemy “The Process of Transformation”


At the weekend I attended the second of the monthly weekend courses as part of my diploma course.  The first one (a month ago)  was on fundamental skills which whilst very dynamic was also tiring and challenging.  This past weekend … Continue reading

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Hitler or Einstein?


“He who joyfully marches in rank and file  …. has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice”   No not Hilter, this was from Albert Einstein.

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