Monthly Archives: May 2011

Acting out – What are the fantasies?


This week’s lecture was on “acting out”. It is tempting to view the term “acting out” as a throw back to the hippy culture of coolness.  In fact Freud talked a lot about “acting out” saying that patients do not remember … Continue reading

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The alchemical process is only for those who are deemed spiritually adept masters?


I have had knowledge of the mysticism of the higher planes from a previous lecture which gave me the necessary insights into a basic understanding of myself, particularly the relationship between my essence (soul) and personality (temperament). Years ago, alchemy in … Continue reading

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Can life coaching be worthwhile?


There are a lot of people who swear by the benefits of life coaching and how life coaches can be their saviour. The stereo type is that life coaches are American and charge loads of cash to tell you the … Continue reading

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Resistance in therapy – infinitely variable


This week’s lecture was on resistance in therapy. This was particularly useful given that I am now seeing clients at the drop in centre. Resistance is viewed as a positive force which opposed the return to memory of painful experiences. … Continue reading

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Mindfulness news


Mindfulness is in the Daily Telegraph today, covering the new book by Mark Williams and @DrDannyPenman http://t.co/R3r4bzr New Sitting Groups in London London Insight is pleased to launch three new sitting groups that will follow a study or discussion format – … Continue reading

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What is Psychotherapy?


Psychotherapy is a type of talking therapy that can often prove useful in treating emotional problems and mental health conditions such as: depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Psychotherapy can help you to understand and accept your strengths and … Continue reading

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Looking for Psychotherapy Courses?


Are you thinking of retraining and of embarking on a course of psychotherapy training? You might therefore be interested in postgraduate psychotherapy courses, clinical psychotherapy courses  and counselling psychotherapy courses. Check out the following resources: British Association of Psychotherapists Find … Continue reading

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