Rachel Naomi Remen on the wounded healer

“Wounding and healing are not opposites. They’re part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to to find other people or to even know they’re alone with an illness. I think I have served people perfectly with parts of myself I used to be ashamed of. ” 

Rachel Naomi Remen

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

Counselling Exeter since 1994

 

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