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 […]

THERAPY AFTER AFFAIRS

THERAPY AFTER AFFAIRS     I have updated this Blog post with some resources… Many couples are struggling to make sense of the amount of hurt, anxiety and uncertainty right after the ugly truth of one partner having had an affair spilled or trickled out. A first approach often taken by the person betrayed (or both) is […]

Memory, Loftus, Frankl & Fromm

Memory From Loftus to Frankl to Fromm How a famous researcher, cognitive psychologist, expert on memories; a psychiatrist and Nazi camp survivor and a Neo-Freudian psychologist and philosopher can help those suffering from painful memories to heal, make sense of it all and to be able to love…. Therapists have done a lot wrong and although […]

Sex Addiction-Porn Addiction ?

  Sex Addiction-Porn Addiction ?  In general, we can safely state that when behaviour (thoughts and actions) start to negatively affect daily functioning and relationships, there is a problem and it will need attention before it gets better. Based on this assumption, one could ask whether it matters what a behaviour is called, if it […]