(TRAUMA) THERAPY WHAT WORKS?

Therapy: What does work? It is the active ingredients… First, just a recap of my very first blog post: To find out whether therapy works, we can focus on research done in the field. There are mainly three types of research in psychotherapy (counselling): Efficacy Research (clinical trials) are used to determine whether a treatment […]

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 […]

ERICH FROMM & LOVE

Erich Fromm & Love  Many couples are doing well in most aspects. They have a home, a family and a career and on the surface (and Social Media) they live the happy life. How come that the number of couples seeking counselling is increasing? In the first place it might be because seeking help is […]

OBITUARY & TWITTER

Obituary & Twitter  Obituaries, I do read them. Often it is the photos that draw in my attention. It is something in the people’s face and how they look in the camera or at the person taking the picture. Sometimes the photos are old. At other times, people place two: One often taken at a […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT LYING…

STOP LYING IT IS REFRESHINGLY LIBERATING Black lies, grey lies, white lies, those who exaggerate, manipulate, deceive, and of course, pathological liars and compulsive liars…Nothing damages relationships more. Lying destroys the trust on which healthy relationships are build. Many people state that everyone lies. They stress that lying to a certain extent is needed as […]