Monthly Archives: November 2013

‘What if he cries?’

What If He Cries? This is a thought-provoking and helpful post written by Rick Belden about feminine response to masculine sadness, grief and pain. I really like his strand about the importance of intuitive connection, and responding from this place, rather … Continue reading

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Akhenaten’s Dream: Sunrise!

http://manifestations-theezineofthe4thorder.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/akhenatens-dream-sunrise-by-louis.html ‘Louis Alemayehu is a writer, educator, administrator, poet, father, grandfather, performer & activist of African & Native American heritage. Louis is a cofounder of the Native Arts Circle, the oldest Native American artists organization in the Upper Midwest. In … Continue reading

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Virginia Satir: Becoming more fully human (excerpt)

Virginia is talking here about what it means to become more fully our unique selves, and blocks to this.

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Safeguarding a Generation of Children from Over-diagnosis and Prescription of Psychotropic Drugs

http://dxsummit.org/archives/1636 An thought-provoking article on this subject from Dave Traxson, an educational psychologist. I regularly hear our therapists and other peers/colleagues expressing concern drawn from their practices about the readiness with which diagnostic labels such as ADHD and allied drug treatments are applied, … Continue reading

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Bamboozled by Bad Science – The first myth about ‘evidence-based’ therapy

Interesting article published on http://www.psychologytoday.com by Jonathan Shedler, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He points out the lack of any convincing evidence base for the medical model’s choice in the UK and … Continue reading

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