Intimacy is yours when having an honest relationship with yourself. Intimacy feels elusive when we are not honest with ourselves or each other. We are not always aware when we are lying to ourselves when we are busy pretending.   Developing a real self is being honest with ourselves. We are alive at a time…

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Understanding relationships Best therapeutic practice is informed by attachment theory in repairing attachment wounds. These wounds stem from the way we are looked after by our caregivers. Defining Attachment John Bowlby famous psychologist defined attachment “as being a strong affectional tie that binds a person to an intimate companion.” Attachment patterns We develop attachment patterns…

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Resources are significant to us to be able to live well Resources help you participate in life to reach your full potential. Resources enable a client to participate in life using their full potential.  Resources are anything that enhances the quality of our lives and relieves us from difficult circumstances, writes Pat Ogden (Ogden, P.,…

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Expressing blocked emotions enables improved relationships with oneself and others Expressing blocked emotions reminds us of our unity with other human beings.   An emotion is the body’s reaction to a thought our mind has about a situation.  Emotions are reactions to matters that seem very important to our well-being.  First we filter our experiences…

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Addiction free enhances your health and relationships Living addiction free is a life long process. Addictions are common in our modern world where we look for instant gratification. Addictions can consist of technology, shopping, work, gambling, pornography, alcohol, drugs and food. Addiction is a short term solution to managing pain Humans turn to addiction to…

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