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Love Makes the World go Round

There’s a powerful pull that’s stronger than the gravitational force that keeps the moon spinning around the earth and the earth revolving around the sun. Known as attachment process, it’s the biological super-glue that bonds people, society, mothers and babies, and families together....


The Wrong Medication

Being on the wrong medication for depression is worse than being on no medication at all. But being on several conflicting medications by several different doctors (all from the same practice though) is like trying to grow fresh fruit and vegetables in toxic...


Catastrophizing

Having a car accident or getting mugged and having your handbag stolen is a devastating experience. But sometimes, it’s not just the event, the inconvenience or even the injuries or violence involved that causes overwhelming problems, it’s the personal stuff these incidents can...


Four Therapists and a Termination

Termination is something the Terminator does to annoying people who irritate him. Termination, as in terminating therapy, for me sounds as though I am planning my own funeral. Ending therapy sounds better and completing therapy sounds perfectly natural, feels enormously egalitarian and...


Walk Therapy

I have three children and while I love them all equally sometimes it’s difficult to give them equal attention. So when my middle child, the oldest son came to me and complained I spent more time with his younger brother, I realised it...