Monthly Archives: July 2014

what cures, how to start the change (simple!)

Simon has returned after a three month absence and again provides a simple, powerful demonstration of 1) why psychotherapy, 2) the dangers of silence.  You may recall I wrote about him at some length here and here (also here).  He … Continue reading

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Stand up a bit

I’ve been writing about not diagnosing yourself, not generalizing, not analyzing yourself.  These are what you hire me for and your own efforts along those lines will usually lead you astray.  The topic comes up first in the main website, especially here, … Continue reading

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Take (some) Charge

Last week I wrote about Isaac and Sarah as examples of a particular resistance that shows up in people who present with anxiety problems, especially obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  By contrast, as I mentioned last week, I came across this posting … Continue reading

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Diagnosis – watch out for OCD

A recent posting got me thinking about a problem that arises with certain patients who present with panic and often with obsessive-compulsive problems.  Particularly in the current climate there is the danger that certain problems, OCD in particular, can become … Continue reading

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