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Technology. Love or Hate?

TECHNOLOGY. Good or Bad? The world is actually changing as you read this! Technology has grabbed us all in one way or another. Debates and discussions ensue whether it’s a good or bad thing. Psychologists, Counsellors and Therapists are faced with increasing numbers of...

A New Year’s Eve Tale. Succeed or Fail?

As we move closer to New Year’s Eve, you may be thinking about what has happened to you in 2015 and making New Year’s Eve Resolutions for next year. You may wonder if you are, indeed going to have a happy New Year and in 2016? New Year’s Eve Resolutions...

Kissing in cars. A Bygone Age.

  I am feeling nostalgic for the days or rather nights, when we were kissing in cars.  Grieving my lost youth suddenly or more likely, facing how the world is changing for better or worse. Does anyone drive down ‘Lovers Lane’ anymore and smooch until the windows fog up. Who...

Instant Solutions. Real Satisfaction?

We live in a world now where we expect instant solutions for everything. The faster the better. We are constantly wooed by the glittering possibility that we can have whatever we want and immediate pleasure is available to us. However, all that glitters is not gold. Are instant...

The Pizza Eater. Food for Thought! The Discovery Diet. Chpt. 2

It’s never just about the food. Fast food is the speed of drugs and forbidden food is an instant magnet. Sugar calls out to us on every street corner and we let the scales dictate our level of happiness.  In Chapter 1 of the Discovery Diet, I talked about the questio...

A Search for Meaning. Connecting with Buddhist Teachers

This new E. book, A Search for Meaning, Connecting with Buddhist Teachers has been published from a paperbook edition (Simon and Schuster) to an E. book on Amazon, Smashwords and Apple. To BUY THE BOOK, scroll to the end of the article  for website links.  It makes great reading...

The Best Therapist. No Demand Barking. Woof!

 The best therapist in the world can be our dog enthusiastically wagging its tail to greet us as we come home. Sometimes when we are working in therapy or as a therapist, counsellor or psychologist, we  really wish to give our clients everything they think they need and want. In...
addictions counselling & therapy: gambling, alcohol, drugs

Process Work With Addictions, Altered States, and Social Change

by Dr. Arnold Mindell The Dreambody I came across the idea of the dreambody 9 or 10 years ago. At that time I was working with a man who was dying of a metastasized cancer of the stomach. He was in the last stages of his life, and had just undergone another failed operation. They...