Why have so many of us felt brain-fogged and lacking in energy and motivation during the pandemic? Is it just the gin? Or does it have its roots in the evolutionary neurobiology of trauma?
We need the capacity to cope with the pain of facing our trauma. We need confidence that things will get better. And we need a safe therapeutic relationship ...
Do female clients prefer female therapists and male clients prefer male clients? Or are there more pressing questions to ask other than gender? Who would you work with?
Are the words we’re using, to describe our own experience or to make sense of someone else’s, distracting from human suffering and a bid for connection and support? Or are they tools to be able to come alongside someone in their distress?
People who are successful in life often obsess over the details. But people who struggle in life also often obsess over the details. What's the difference?
Skin hunger, the unenjoyables, little lifts, crystal balls and 'just' surviving: five things I have learned during lockdown.
Sometimes life doesn't go to plan. In this article I relate the circumstances that led me back into therapy and how I'm rising again after being knocked (and literally falling) down.
Dissociative survivors talk about what is hardest for them in living with dissociative identity disorder.
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