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Being Entirely Honest with Oneself is a Good Exercise

Being entirely honest with yourself means listening to that little voice in your head that says, “I really shouldn’t marry this woman/guy.” Only when you …

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Strong People are Tolerant People

The truest test of your strength is revealed in your ability to tolerate intense feelings and refrain from acting on them in hurtful ways, toward …

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Comfort and Safety Through Body Psychotherapy

Achieve comfort and safety by using your body to regulate your energy. Research is bearing out the reality that the use of talk therapy alone …

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Self-Possession is the Only Real Possession

Self-possession is the state or feeling of being calm, confident, and in control of your feelings and composure. You only have one real possession, and …

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Child’s Fortress = Adult Prison

Don’t Let Your Childhood Fortresses Become Your Adult Prisons When we are children, we build psychological fortresses to protect ourselves from feeling helpless, overwhelmed, or …

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The Ego

Your ego is your individual interface with the world. It resides not only in your mind, but is experienced by you and revealed to the …

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Your Shadow

Your shadow is the part of you that you are completely unaware of. It is the invisible driver of your conscious behaviors. In other words, … Blog Post therapy here and now

Here and Now

As John Gray says, “What You Feel, You Can Heal”. Allowing yourself to feel troubling emotions with a therapist is challenging. Body-based psychotherapy provides a …

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Excessive Thought

How to Stop Excessive Thought & Feel Life! Excessive thought can be a harmful obsession that impacts your ability to live in the present. Body …

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Lose Your Mind

 “Leah uses a diverse array of techniques that have really helped me. From traditional to bioenergetics–her methods are highly effective. Her ability to empathize and …


Emotional Utopia Book by Leah Benson, Tampa Licensed Psychotherapist
Emotional Utopia Book by Leah Benson, Tampa Licensed Psychotherapist


Guiding Highly Motivated Individuals, Couples, and Groups to Peak Emotional Success

No matter what emotional success means to you – feeling happier more often, gaining greater peace of mind, having better relationships, saving your marriage, getting control of your emotions, overcoming an obstacle, or improving your self-confidence – you’ve come to the right place. Leah Benson will take you through her innovative, effective, and proven method to the results you’re looking for.

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