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Best Bloggers Who Advocate for Mental Health and Wellness

Frustrated with the state of psychotherapy in Australia - a few years ago - I started my mental health blog Therapy Rocks! My main aim was to help educate the public about the true nature and benefits of psychotherapy. As well as blogging about how therapy rocks, I also write from a soul-centred perspective about women's emotional, [...]

2020-06-30T11:17:09+00:00By |articles, Therapy Rocks|0 Comments

Why Psychosynthesis Therapy Rocks!

A Psychology of Soul: Psychosynthesis Psychosynthesis as a modality is much loved by both therapists and clients because of the hopeful context that is held. I recently interviewed some of my colleagues  - here is what they had to say about psychosynthesis; the benefits for them personally, professionally and for their clients. Ratna Dyer, New [...]

2019-02-23T04:23:38+00:00By |articles, Therapy Rocks|0 Comments

Creative Spaces: Inside 25 Counselling & Psychotherapy Rooms

Welcome to my blog series Therapy Rocks! To celebrate National Psychotherapy Day on September 25, I have collected images of therapists' counselling and psychotherapy rooms from around the globe. Gone are the days of the blank screen, these spaces reflect warmth, creativity and authenticity. In Mark Pearson’s paper on Ideal Counselling Rooms, he shares, “...Privileged through lack [...]

2021-02-02T08:35:18+00:00By |articles, Therapy Rocks|31 Comments

Clinicians on the Couch: 10 Questions with Therapist Jodie Gale

Clinicians on the Couch You can find an edited published version of this post at PsychCentral. By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. "Every month we put practitioners on the spot — figuratively known as the clinician’s couch — and pick their brains about everything from the trials and triumphs of working with clients to how they healthfully cope with [...]

2019-02-23T04:32:13+00:00By |articles, Therapy Rocks|6 Comments

Why counsellors, psychotherapists and their clients are better off without Medicare and insurance rebates

  There are numerous reasons counsellors and psychotherapists around the globe think that therapy paid for by insurance and/or Medicare for counsellors is not all that it is cracked up to be! Medicare and insurance are useful for those who require a psychiatric diagnosis, those who need short-term therapy and for people who cannot afford [...]

2020-09-07T02:30:54+00:00By |articles, Therapy Rocks|20 Comments

Psychosynthesis Bloggers in Action

Psychosynthesis Bloggers in Action Psychosynthesis is known worldwide as the psychology with a soul. Roberto Assagioli, psychoanalyst, neurologist and the founder of psychosynthesis was way ahead of his time by incorporating mindfulness and spirituality into western psychiatry and psychology. He was a major influence in the fields of humanistic and transpersonal psychology. Piero Ferrucci, psychosynthesis [...]

Why Your Therapist Should Be in Therapy! Featuring Bleachers: I Wanna Get Better [Video]

Therapists in therapy is a hot topic in training colleges. In one of my daily psychology alerts this week, I came across the latest music and video news in Rolling Stone - I found myself laughing out loud at Lena Dunham and boyfriend Jack Antonoff’s first collaboration for his solo debut, ‘I Wanna Get Better’. [...]

Does Psychotherapy Work? Short Answer: Yes

The primary modality of therapy that I practise is Psychosynthesis: The psychology with a soul. Psychosynthesis was founded by Roberto Assagioli, who originally trained in neurology and psychiatry; he was part of the early psychoanalytic/psychodynamic movement with Freud, Jung and others. Because of his personal spiritual background, his school of psychospiritual psychotherapy was deeply influenced by [...]

In Conversation with Sydney Counsellor & Psychotherapist Jodie Gale – Featured on Australia Counselling

This article was originally featured on Australia Counselling This week we speak with Australia Counselling member and Sydney counsellor and psychotherapist Jodie Gale. Jodie is a therapist who has a passion for working with women and the issues that women experience throughout their lifetime. Jodie also uses an approach called psychosynthesis, which she explains in [...]

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Therapy Rocks! Depression is helped by various counselling and talk therapies

Research by Jürgen Barth from the University of Bern in Switzerland, has shown that various forms of counselling and talk therapies, are all beneficial when it comes to healing from depression. The study involved reviewing 198 published studies and had 15,000 patients receiving one of 'seven different types of psychotherapeutic intervention: interpersonal psychotherapy, behavioural activation, cognitive [...]

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