Category: Therapy Process

Video of talk by Leah Benson, LMHC

What is Transference and Countertransference?

Transference and countertransference; what are they and how are they used in therapy? In this FSBA (Florida Society for Bioenergetic Analysis) educational workshop video, Leah …

Thinking vs Feeling
Emotional Success

Thinking vs Feeling

Thinking vs feeling. What is the difference? They are as different as apples and oranges. Thinking and feeling are 2 very particular things. Thinking cannot …

strict cancellation policy
Mind Body Psychotherapy

Why Is Your Cancellation Policy So Ridiculously Strict?

I haven’t done a blog on my ridiculously strict cancellation policy in a while. My Strict Cancellation Policy I do have a blog about it …

Problems of the Mind
Bioenergetic Analysis - Body Psychotherapy

Problems of the Mind

It’s Not One Thing In problems of the mind, the first thing you need to understand is that nothing is singly determined. I’m sorry to …

What is the average number of therapy sessions?
Body Oriented Psychotherapy

What is the Average Number of Therapy Sessions?

So, you want to know, “What is the average number of therapy sessions? How long will it take me to reach my goals?” Good questions. …

can my therapist be mad at me
Anger Management

Can Your Therapist be Mad at You?

I could end this blog in one sentence by simply saying, yes. Your therapist can be mad at you. Since that wouldn’t help you gain …

Can I be Friends with my Therapist? Photo of palm trees
Tampa Counselor

Can I be Friends with my Therapist?

It’s not unreasonable to wonder, “Can I be friends with my therapist?” And really, it’s not even a bad idea in a lot of ways. …

Intervention vs Deeper Issues
Psychotherapy Tampa

Tell Me About Your Mother (Just Kidding)

Today I want to answer the question, “If I come to you for therapy, will you make me tell you about my mother?” No… not …

Rationalizing Away Your Emotions - photo of man hiding
Body Oriented Psychotherapy

Rationalizing Away Your Emotions – It’s No Big Deal, Right?

Every day, you feel all kinds of emotions, and to get along, you don’t express them. You “let it go”. If someone annoys you, you …

What is Transference?
Mental Health

What is Transference?

What is transference and why should you care about it? Well, it means you are taking ideas and expectations from your past and putting them …

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