Year: 2018

Treat mental health problems with positive memories?

Therapists are often challenged as to what is the most productive focus of the therapeutic conversation. Clients have the need to spend time on the issues and negative thoughts that bring them to another for help. Sometimes, however, if we focus only on these we may be missing the opportunity to learn new ways of thinking and […]

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Is Reverence The Next Big Thing?

My role is to stay informed about what is influencing the world of psychotherapy. The changes keep coming. Always have. Always will. In this century there are many positive and exciting developments. Among these are integrating ideas about mindfulness, self-compassion presence, and kindness. These are not “therapies “but more attitudes and the encouragement of awareness. I think […]

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Are parents on their devices influencing their young child?

When I see parents with young children on their digital devices I worry about the lack of attention to their kids. And then I wonder if I’m just an old fogey not accepting new realities. Just like my mother who said “who needs colour TV, black-and-white looks just fine to me”. But this article has some research that confirms […]