Psychotherapy is personal – it’s as personal for the therapist as it is for the client
How to Choose and Use a Psychotherapist: an open letter to anyone considering therapy
Psychotherapy is personal – it’s as personal for the therapist as it is for the client Dear Reader, the word ‘Patient’ means ‘someone who suffers’ and few… Read more “How to Choose and Use a Psychotherapist: an open letter to anyone considering therapy”
Are you a SEX ADDICT?
I was wrong on this one. I used to think that Sex Addiction was just something that people told their wives when they were caught cheating.… Read more “Are you a SEX ADDICT?”
The Tin Nose Shop: when plastic Surgery was just not enough
Portrait of work in progress, from the papers of Anna Coleman Ladd. Archives of American Art Every war has its signature injury. In Afghanistan it the loss… Read more “The Tin Nose Shop: when plastic Surgery was just not enough”
“A Real Birmingham Family”
I am a big fan of photographer and Turner Prize winning artist, Gillian Wearing OBE. Her photographs are both familiar and deeply intimate. She asked ordinary people… Read more ““A Real Birmingham Family””
MAN THERAPY – it’s a guy thing
Any therapy that depends on a deep appreciation of emotional states was not designed for men. Psychotherapy is hardly gender neutral and it shows. The masculine tendency is towards action and when it comes to committing suicide, we leave the girls in the dust. Statistics show that although men and women attempt suicide at the same rates, men tend to succeed. Dependent on where you are in the western world male suicide is 3 to 10 times that of girls. In some parts of the world the problem is so bad that … well let’s see what the State of Colorado has done.
And this was so successful that Australia followed suit –
Shell Shock (& our own tribute to the Great War)
As a Men’s Therapy site it would be remiss not to talk about the trauma’s of war. When we read about the number of deaths in the… Read more “Shell Shock (& our own tribute to the Great War)”