Category: Therapy Process

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Emotional Success

Which Therapy Technique Is the Most Effective?

Because There IS a Concrete Answer to That Question. If you’ve spent any time on the internet lately, you’ve noticed a fair bit of chatter ...
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Is It Ever OK for Therapists to Talk About Their Patients?

It’s a loaded question—and for good reason. The Short Answer: Yes, BUT—! As you might have guessed, the American Psychological Association has outlined a pretty ...
YIKES, book review of Lori Gottlieb's, "Maybe you Should Talk to Someone"
Therapy Process

I’m a Therapist, and Here’s What I Thought About Lori Gottlieb’s ‘Maybe You Should Talk to Someone’

Yikes, Lori. YIKES. Do you want a therapist who’ll make fun of you and your problems? Or do you want a therapist who’s already done ...
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? I used to say that they were as different as apples and oranges. But I was wrong. Thinking ...
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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. ...

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