If you consider that for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years man wanted to take to the skies like the birds, it seems strange that so many people have a fear or phobia about flying. Of course in toda...
ListeningWhilst some traditional therapists might be described as adopting the stance 'I know; I'll tell you', the stance I advocate is one of 'You know; you tell me'. Bowlby 1988First and foremost th...
Every therapist who adopts a psychoanalytic perspective has long recognised that, to be effective, therapy requires that a patient not only talks about his memories, his ideas and dreams, his hopes an...
In this most intimate relation, we are all vulnerable, and we all reveal ourselves for what we are. [Storr 1964]The ability to make a mature, healthy, adult sexual relationship is one of the criteria ...
The unconscious mind becomes manifest in the physical world through the nature and placement of external, physical objects surrounding us. Could this transference or countertransference present in you...
Do you get depressed on (and off) your computer? Depression (prolonged sadness with no prolonged rational cause) is actually quite common. In the United States, about 1 in 10 of citizens actually suf...
Depression is a mental disorder that affects a person's moods. It affects millions of people around the world. People with depression may feel sad, angry, irritable, tired, confused, guilty, hopeles...
In 1978, a medical doctor by the name of J.E. Groves published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine an article titled "Taking Care of the Hateful Patient". In it he admitted that pat...
If you, like many people, have an underlying sense of dissatisfaction with your life, have unsatisfying relationships, have bouts of "the blues" or just feel trapped in your life, then you may want...
Fingers of TruthFinger signals need not be vulgar. Instead of conveying insults, they might communicate subconscious information. Dr. David Cheek, obstetrician and gynecologist, has for more than 50 y...