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Once You Know Something You Cannot Un-Know It

Once You Know Something You Cannot Un-Know It When I trained psychotherapists this was a line I used very often when it came to information that a client may discover. Once a person knows something they really cannot un-know it. … Continue reading

Psychological Blood Letting

Psychological Blood Letting The big news over the past 48 hours has been the death of His Royal Highness Price Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99. It can not be said that Prince Philip was a striking … Continue reading

Frustrations with Covid

Frustrations with Covid I have been in two minds about writing this blog, but with the plethora of emails and postings on social media I felt that I had to get this off my chest. Therapists, please stop trying to … Continue reading

John Rowan was born on this day in 1925

John Rowan was born on this day in 1925 John Rowan was a humanistic and transpersonal psychotherapist from London whose main publication was called Subpersonalities: The People Inside Us. For those readers who are familiar with parts work this is … Continue reading

Viktor Frankl was born on this day in 1905.

Viktor Frankl was born on this day in 1905 Viktor Frankel was an Austrian psychiatrist who worked in Vienna leading up to The Second World war but in 1942 he along with most of his family were arrested and sent … Continue reading

Wilhelm Reich was born on this day in 1897

Wilhelm Reich was born on this day in 1897. Wilhelm Reich was brought up in the Bukovina region of Galicia on a cattle farm where he was home schooled by tutors, but at the age of 13 his mother committed … Continue reading

Richard Lazarus was born on this day in 1922

Richard Lazarus was born on this day in 1922 Richard Lazarus was a psychologist based in California. He worked on problem focused and emotion focused coping and co-authored (with Susan Folkman) a book called Stress Appraisal and Coping. His work … Continue reading

John Bowlby was born on this day in 1907

John Bowlby was born on this day in 1907 John Bowlby was born in London and brought up mostly by his nanny as he was from an upper class family where his father was a baronet and a doctor to … Continue reading

Richard Bandler was born on this day in 1950.

Richard Bandler was born on this day in 1950. Richard Bandler was one of the founders of neural linguistic programming. He studied psychology and philosophy at the University of California and then did a Masters degree from Lone Mountain College … Continue reading

Josef Breuer was born on this day in 1842

Josef Breuer was born on this day in 1842 Josef Breuer was Sigmund Freud’s mentor. He was born in Vienna and studied medicine and became a family doctor. He died in 1925. In 1880 he treated patient called Anna O. … Continue reading

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