When my son was five and just learning to read, he liked to call out the words he saw on roadside signs. One day out of the blue he announced from the backseat, “Be a man!” We were driving down … Read the rest
When I sit with a client in individual therapy I am constantly looking for ways to deepen the process, to invite the client towards a more direct confrontation with him or herself. This includes recognizing and naming emotions, expressing deep … Read the rest
What does it mean to accept yourself? Just as you are. As is?
Maybe you were lucky, born into a family of accepting adults and siblings and relatives and neighbors.
Or, maybe, you were like most of us, born into … Read the rest