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Why Counsellors and Psychotherapists Recommend Weekly Therapy

  Photo Credit: @gilberfranco / Unsplash One of the most important components of successful psychotherapeutic counselling or psychotherapy is the ‘weekly therapy session’. When considering therapy, clients might be wondering why this is so essential. I recently interviewed counsellors and psychotherapists from around the globe to get their perspective on why they recommend weekly therapy: Sheryl Woodhouse. LMFT [...]

What is Psychotherapeutic Counselling?

  Image Credit: Nate Bell What is Psychotherapeutic Counselling? If you are just starting out on your search for a counsellor, I have provided you with some information here about psychotherapeutic counselling. There are two main types of counselling. The first one is ‘support’ which tends to be short-term and solution focused. The second is [...]

Psychosynthesis: A Psychology with a Soul

© Can Stock Photo / cescassawin Psychosynthesis: a psychology with a Soul. Psychosynthesis is known worldwide as ‘a psychology with a soul’. It integrates the best that western psychology has to offer, along with eastern and western spiritual theories, practices and techniques; such as the art of presence, mindfulness, meditation and visualisation.  Psychosynthesis is a [...]

Moments of Meaning on National Psychotherapy Day #NPD2017

Image Credit: National Psychotherapy Day Moments of Meaning for National Psychotherapy Day September 25 (in the US) is National Psychotherapy Day. Moments of Meaning is a moving series of talks about what it is really like to be in therapy. Check out these wonderful counsellors and psychotherapists sharing their own moments of meaning, as clients and [...]

Does Psychotherapy Work? Short Answer: Yes

Psychosynthesis - the style of therapy that I practise - is known worldwide as the psychology with a soul. Roberto Assagioli, the founder, was trained in neurology and psychiatry - he was part of the early psychoanalytic movement with Freud and Jung. His style of psychotherapy was deeply influenced by eastern and western spirituality - [...]

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Psychotherapist, counsellor, social worker, life-coach, psychologist, psychiatrist – what’s the difference?

Psychotherapist, counsellor, social worker, life-coach, psychologist, psychiatrist - what’s the difference? I am often asked about the difference between a psychotherapist and other helping professions. For many years in Australia, funded psychological services have been monopolized by symptom focused, pathologising and medically orientated approaches. Whilst appropriate for some people, these masculine approaches are not suitable [...]

2018-11-24T12:46:21+00:00By |articles, Therapy Rocks|3 Comments

Therapy Rocks! Why Love Matters.

Therapy Rocks! Why Love Matters. In Why Love Matters (2004) psychotherapist Sue Gerhardt covers a plethora of research on early parent-baby relationships, attachment, emotional and brain development in early life and how these are linked with adult physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual concerns.  Gerhardt’s clinical practice and expertise stems from her many years of working with mothers [...]

Stigma, Soul Sickness & Psychotherapy

Stigma, Soul Sickness & Psychotherapy Many of us have felt deep emotional, psychological and spiritual suffering at some stage in our lives. And most of us could do with someone to talk to. Yet a recent Australian study through UNSW found that only a third of people with psychological problems sought counselling or psychotherapy. This [...]

2018-11-24T11:53:39+00:00By |articles, Therapy Rocks|0 Comments
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