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 […]
Media reports on COVID-19: Please, the severity of symptoms experienced by those who are infected, is not age-related, it is health related. The issue may be more complicated as some people are more vulnerable than others due to how their immune system reacts to the COVID-19 virus. In Italy a quarter of the cases were […]
Those who know me are aware that in addition to my formal training, including my diploma courses, I credit my clients for my insights. Here are some insights I gained from my 20 years in the profession: Counselling therapists need to be cautious when working with a couple for many reasons and not jump to […]
ROMANTIC LOVE IS Allowing them to be their own tree Protecting Honouring Giving Providing Growing Sacrificing Creating Sharing Learning Laughing Supporting Teaching Standing strong Enjoying each other’s strength and beauty With thanks to my clients who inspire me!
Reasonable Expectations in a Committed Intimate Relationship & questions for couples to discuss How do you know you are in a healthy and good relationship? For many people this is not easy to answer as not all of us have observed good examples of healthy relationships. How do you know that your expectations are realistic? […]
At the end of a WordPress Blogpost written by a mental health professional, I spotted an advertisement. We know the type, the ones with the catchy titles: “Big Pharma is not going to like this!” The ad showed a picture of a male “physician in a white coat”, with of course, 30 + years’ experience […]
Let’s make that dreaded birthday count… If you are a person who dreads the unavoidable yearly event of yet another birthday, you are not alone. There are ample narratives of the “fundatory” celebrations at offices. Another one often mentioned is the “Secret Valentine”, a tradition which makes some of us profoundly uncomfortable. To add one […]