INFORMED CONSENT

In the first place…people need to be informed Regarding seeking services for health issues, I cannot stress enough the importance for people to feel respected. I believe that we can all relate to that. When seeking help, regardless of what these services are, we want to feel treated respectfully and equally. Nothing angers people more […]

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 […]

This remembrance Day…

Interpersonal Trauma – Collective Trauma Today is remembrance day, November 11, 2020. I have mentioned Jon Allen, PhD. before. Allen has written about trauma. Allen’s YouTube clips with interviews and his writings are often mentioned in the training I provide to mental health professionals. As I am providing this type of training again this week, […]

SEXUAL ASSAULT

Trump is retraumatizing many women… A former model has come forward to accuse Trump of sexually assaulting her at the US Open tennis tournament in New York on 5 September 1997. Amy Dorris alleged that Trump assaulted her outside the bathroom in his VIP box at the tournament: “I was in his grip, and I […]