Embracing the terror of possibility
Understanding both the terror and innocence of beginnings is the key to discovering how to journey forth into the unknown.
Blinded by Science: Are There Ways of Knowing That We Refuse to Acknowledge?
Extraordinary Knowing: Science, Skepticism, and the Inexplicable Powers of the Human Mind. A book by a respected researcher argues that telepathy and clairvoyance may be on a continuum with more common traits of intuition and empathy.
Jay Haley Didn't Set Out to Transform Psychotherapy
Although he influenced a generation of therapists with his strategic methods, Jay Haley was always more at home as an observer of behavior than as an interviewer.
Boundary Crossing - Balancing professional decorum with human compassion
How does a therapeutic alliance become more than that?
The Last Word: The difficulties of summing up a lifetime
Sometimes honesty isn't the best policy.
By the Skin of Our Teeth
In praise of denial.
Inspiration Vs. Perpiration in the Therapy Room
We need Big Moments to move clients out of their ruts, their numbness, and their stuck places. But the Big Moment needs many little moments to make it stick.
Using Your Imagination with Tough Cases
Like many therapists, I know what it's like to dread having to write up case notes after my sessions, and how tempting it is to find ways to put off the task. But through the years, I've discovered that because of the many overlaps between psychotherapy and writing, broadening the definition of what it means to "write up case notes" can actually heighten my awareness of what's happening in my work.
For John O'Donohue, Therapy Is a Journey into the Unknown Self
As the pressure grows to do even briefer, more technical, symptom-focused, standardized treatments, poet, philosopher, and former priest John O'Donohue believes that therapy should be about awakening the human capacity for divine imagination.
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