Tag: psychotherapy

Trauma

Archetypal Defenses & the Demons Within

‘Let your heart break & drop the story’ Pema Chodron   Last night I went along to a talk given by Donald Kalsched who is a Jungian psychoanalyst. The talk he gave was called ‘Transformation of Innocence the Psychotherapy of Early Trauma’. The term trauma is used here as anything that happens to us as…
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March 17, 2017 0
Counselling in London Bridge

Narcissism, looking in the mirror.

Uncovering Narcissism Narcissism gets a bad rap these days. We need a certain amount of narcissism to survive and thrive in life and get our needs met but when that striving gets out of control it can potentially mean we start looking outside of ourselves for any evidence that we are loved, needed or even idealised.…
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March 4, 2017 1
spectrum of consciousness

Pre-Trans Fallacy & Psychosynthesis

How Important is Ken Wilber’s Concept of the Pre-Trans Fallacy to Psychosynthesis Understanding and Practice? In this essay I will examine how important Ken Wilber’s concept of the pre-trans fallacy is in the understanding and practice of psychosynthesis. First of all I will give an overview of the pre-trans fallacy and discuss its importance in…
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March 25, 2016 0
couples counselling

Couples Counselling

Couples Counselling People choose to come for couples counselling for a number of reasons. Sometimes they simply agree that their relationship could do with a ‘tune up’. Sometimes they attend because they are struggling and not getting on. Often differing attitudes to sex, money or raising children can create tension. If communication has been bad for a while, this…
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March 19, 2016 5

21 Tips for Clients in Psychotherapy What should you talk about in therapy?

Clients & Therapists. Here are a few pointers to help clients level the playing field. Therapists have a big advantage in the therapy office. We’ve read a stack of books and spent thousands of hours learning what to do in session. Clients have to learn as they go, costing them valuable time and money. Tips for…
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January 30, 2016 0
Assagioli

Assagioli on Jung & Psychosynthesis

Assagioli writes: Help in achieving interpersonal and group psychosynthesis (also called interindividual and social psychosynthesis) forms an important, indeed an indispensable part of psychosynthetic therapy and education. It can be justly maintained that our civilization is neurotic and ill-balanced, and that there exist real group neuroses and psychoses; for instance, national glorification and ideological fanaticism.…
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September 16, 2015 0