Thanks for joining us. The first in a long-series of blog posts centers around issues presented within psychotherapy. Namely, suggestions to get the most out of psychotherapy. I’ve been a practicing therapist for almost seven years and what follows are observations backed by research studies on the subject. Have you been in therapy for a while and are feeling stuck? Are you asking yourself, “What am I doing here?”. Therapy is a time for personal exploration and transformation. Sitting in the chair or couch does not make one crazy. Contemporary culture or our sociocultural upbringings have hidden rules against going to therapy. If you have decided to take part in some type of therapy, this article has potential to help to you.
Lately I have been spending time both personally and professional talking about the power of emotions and the body. Emotions are central to the human experience. We are born to feel. From anger to ecstasy human beings experience the gamut of emotions. Take a newborn, for example, whose caretaker removed the bottle mid-feeding. Anger ensues within … Read moreAre you listening to your emotions? Let’s ask your body….