More on Individuation in Therapy

More on Individuation in Therapy

The Hero’s Journey Once upon a time, a youth, headed to the city to seek their fortune.  However, they stepped off the main road and curiously, took the footpath that leads them into the woods.  The cool, shade of the forest envelops them as they walk further. ...
Beyond Coping Skills

Beyond Coping Skills

The Medical Model Acute mental health care programs and interventions focus on coping skills to manage symptoms.  That doesn’t always have to be the final goal though. Yes, I’m saying that long-term depth work can help you fully heal yourself and thrive in...
Dealing with Discomfort

Dealing with Discomfort

So this might be my favorite graphic of all times.  (I don’t know where it came from but I’d be happy to give credit).  I look it up on a regular basis to remind myself.  People who know me usually see me in one of two ways.  The first way is as a brave...
Beyond Coping Skills

Benefits of Depth Work

What is Depth Therapy Have you ever wondered why you seem to meet the same kind of people and repeat the same kind of situations? You try to learn from your mistakes and make good decisions and yet it seems like fate. The same types of patterns just keep recurring in...
Personal Alchemy

Personal Alchemy

“I did everything right, the good college, the perfect career, the perfect husband, kids, the nice house in the right zip code…” But life throws you a curve ball.  Now what? “Who am I?  What do I do now?  What did I do wrong?  Why am I not happy?  What’s wrong with...