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Laura Delano on Feeling your feelings, empathy, compassion – & the shrink

Click on the above link to visit Laura’s Facebook page, for this moving, accurate, important post. We work outside the ‘mental health’/psychiatric system and terminology here. We choose our therapists for their willingness to do their own work and their … Continue reading

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The Messenger – Mary Oliver

The Messenger ‘My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird — equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old? Is … Continue reading

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Michael Mantas on Grief, Empathy, Compassion & Ritual

Michael Mantas has kindly given us permission to blog his Facebook post of this touching film, showing a little boy grieving for a dead fish – and Michael’s comments on death and empathy which we thought were beautiful, and which … Continue reading

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Rune Moelbak: Is Talking Disappearing from Depression Therapy? (Commentary)

http://www.bettertherapy.com/blog/depression-therapy/ Click on the link for this post from Rune Moelbak in the U.S. Rune is psychodynamic in orientation, so his language and ideas differ somewhat from our person-centred perspective – but we resonate with the points he makes. Our … Continue reading

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Rumi and The Guest House

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd … Continue reading

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Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul – Claire Dunne

We think Jung was in many ways immensely person-centered in his approach. Here’s a quote from Claire Dunne’s interesting book: Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul, which feels timely and relevant now – some of the language is a … Continue reading

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Mary Oliver – The Journey

The Journey One day you finally knewwhat you had to do, and began,though the voices around youkept shoutingtheir bad advice –though the whole housebegan to trembleand you felt the old tugat your ankles.“Mend my life!”each voice cried.But you didn’t stop.You … Continue reading

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