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Conversion Therapy and Faith

Conversion Therapy and Faith Today, the UK Government is bringing forth plans for progressive legislation seeking to ban the practice of conversion therapy. For those of you who may not know what this is, it is attempting to stop or … Continue reading

Therapists Get Over Yourselves

Therapists Get Over Yourselves Well this is a post I have no real desire to write. Maybe it is because the pandemic has taken its toll on all of us, maybe therapists have a narcissistic streak in them, maybe it … Continue reading

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

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

Obesity Surgery and Mental Health

Obesity Surgery and Mental Health There are some out there who believe that obesity is merely a matter of a lack of control which causes people to become fat. This is simply not the case, those of us in the … Continue reading

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