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Mark Epstein on Unconditional Love

‘I think this idea of unconditional love is a little dangerous, because the way most people try to provide it – whether mothers or therapists – is by being fake. Who can really love everyone all the time? So if … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers on Creating Relationships

“The degree to which I can create relationships, which facilitate the growth of others as separate persons, is a measure of the growth I have achieved in myself.” Carl Rogers Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Jung on the Persona, and the Consuming Fire

‘Every calling or profession has its own characteristic persona. It is easy to study these things nowadays, when the photographs of public personalities so frequently appear in the press. A certain kind of behaviour is forced on them by the … 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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