The questions I have been frequently asked :

One: Dr. Scheepers, can I say “Elisabeth”? Yes, no problem. In writing, when it is a more formal letter, please use my title, and otherwise, Elisabeth is perfect. If I have the choice between Ms., Mrs. (really?,) and Dr., I prefer the latter for more than one reason 😉. (My name is with an s […]

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to be self-aware and to be aware of others’ thoughts, feelings and behaviours. It means to be able to check-in with yourself and be able to identify what you are thinking and what you are feeling. Checking-in with yourself during a challenging situation with others prevents you […]

(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 […]