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WHAT THE HECK IS SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY?! It’s just a fancy way of saying that you are going to actively engage your body while doing psychotherapy. So how do you do that?...

What is body-centered psychotherapy, you ask? First off, it's really weird. I'm not going to lie. Instead of sitting there in a therapist's office chit-chatting about changing your thought patterns or understanding the why of your behaviors, you deliberately get out of your comfort zone and make...

No, you don't need a therapist. You're NOT CRAZY and there's NOTHING really WRONG with you. But you're not HAPPY are you? Can you quit what you want to quit and start what you want to start? If not, WHO you gonna call? …that's right,...

There are lots of different types of therapy out there. And there are even more “non-therapy” techniques designed to help you change the way you think, act, or feel. The bottom line of all of them is that you and another person, (either in-person or through...

I can't tell you how many times I've heard from people that a therapy relationship is not a real relationship.  It's a pretty universal assumption.  To be honest, during a large part of my own therapy, I thought the same thing. My reactions to you can't...

When therapy doesn't work, it's because you are talking about your feelings or talking about events that happened in the past, you aren't feeling them.  Talking and insight alone have no magical qualities.  In order to experience a change in the way you feel in...

Believe it or not, all your relationship problems can be boiled down into one simple explanation.  Either you are expecting your partner to give you something that they are unwilling or unable to give you, that you may or may not know you are asking...

You know at a gut level that therapy is weird, but why?  Below is an example I found from a Google search that sums it up. Do you also feel weird whenever you visit your therapist? I've been seeing her for almost two years. She is great....

I know it sounds kinda weird, body-mind psychotherapy. You are supposed to talk about your feelings in therapy, right? What does that have to do with your body? You sit there, chatting with a therapist while they take notes and give you advice. Nope. You...

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