Trauma and Memory and Consequences for Treatment

In medicine, the word “trauma” is used to indicate a physical injury including an injury to the brain. In mental health, trauma is used to refer to a distressing and disturbing experience. When people talk about childhood trauma, they often refer to the long-lasting psychological injuries related to abuse or to extremely adverse experiences that […]

You are not alone, so be brave!

What is most personal is most general – Another learning Following is another quote from Carl Rogers. It is an important one as it on the one hand invites people to be more personal and on the other hand demonstrates that many other people can understand us as we seem to speak (often) the same […]

Carl Rogers, We need you I need you!

The facts are friendly The facts will be my friends The following is a long quote from Carl Rogers. Rogers refers to these insights as “learnings” “It has interested me a great deal that most psychotherapists, especially the psychoanalysts, have steadily refused to make any scientific investigation of their therapy or to permit others to […]

What I hope we learn from all of this

How we get wiser, is what we do with opportunities, adversities and disappointments.  The coronavirus pandemic has taken us off guard. All of us, including the many specialists who were open and honest in their statements that they did not know how COVID-19 would affect the people in the world. Some were faster to realize […]