Monthly Archives: September 2011

Problem Solving and the Dance of Therapy

Getting sucked into problem solving is a danger all therapists face. Clients, about whom you care, are troubled and upset because of issues they are dealing with. These clients ask you for help. “What should I do here?” they say. … Continue reading

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Managing Adults Who Bully

Bullies Aren’t Just on the Playground- Have you ever wondered why we put up with emotional bullies? What is it about a bully that makes us surrender to their abuse? When I hear people talk about bullying I immediately think … Continue reading

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Ethics and Paper Work in Therapy: Some Comments

A lot of outside people try to insert themselves into the therapy hour. The people I am talking about are NOT the projections of the client or therapist around the memories and issues of the client. The ones I am … Continue reading

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Parenting as a safe holding environment

Parenting as a safe holding environment is an interesting concept. One of the struggles that most parents have is how to establish the delicate balance between power and freedom. The primary social function of good parenting is the adequate socialization … Continue reading

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