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14
JUN
2016

A Minimalist Simple Life?

Would you like to have a minimalist, simple life? Having a minimalist lifestyle has been popular for a few years now. Ok, it’s true that I am highly unlikely to be able to move all my possessions by bicycle or even in my car! However, the phrase ‘Less is More’...
06
MAY
2014

The Timeless Tao Today

The Tao Te Ching. Lao Tzu. Commentary on Chapter 2. Duality and Detachment. Duality is like the two sides of the same coin. There cannot be one without the other. We cannot know beauty without the concept of ugly. There is no good without bad. We can’t appreciate feeling happy if...
20
MAR
2014

Handy Hints on How to Beat Stress. Quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper

Sherry Marshall, Process Oriented Therapist and Relationships Counsellor was interviewed by the Australian Sydney Morning Herald newspaper on how to beat stress on 14/3/2014. Part of her interview is included in this article here. While stress can either hinder or help us, we...
18
JAN
2014

Love, Loss and Loyalty. A Dog’s Tale

This is a true love story of a dog who waited based on a real event in Tokyo in the 1920’s.  (Spoilers following!) I recently saw a movie on DVD called ‘Hachi. A Dog’s Tale.’ It’s about a puppy from Japan who is sent to America, gets lost on arrival and meets a music professor...
14
DEC
2013

Trust the Therapy Process.Wellington Boots in Venice. We are all Venetians Now.

 Trust the therapy process. What on earth do wellington boots in Venice have to do with therapy or Process Psychology or counselling? And did you know that you can buy wellington boots from ice cream vendors in Venice? ‘An apartment for rent states, we always supply five pairs of...
19
NOV
2013

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...
04
NOV
2013

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...
22
AUG
2013

Inner Transformation through Meditation and Inner Work

      As a therapist and counsellor based in Sydney, I feel that Inner transformation starts with inner work and meditation. In Process therapy and Buddhism the method of working is also the goal. In developing the ability to live completely in every moment, this is the path...
17
AUG
2013

QUOTES ON CONFLICT in RELATIONSHIPS

 Conflict can be seen as a gift of energy, in which neither side loses and a new dance is created.  Thomas Crum   Conflict lies at the core of innovation. Emanuel R. Piore   No one is more aware than anyone else and yet we are aware of very different things. Dr. Arnold Mindell...
02
AUG
2013

PROCESS PSYCHOLOGY AND ENLIGHTENMENT

Process Psychology What does Process psychology, being a counsellor or therapist have to do with enlightenment and spiritual practice?  Dr. Arnold Mindell says that at the ‘centre of process work will be a compassionate awareness of our own perceptions. Loving kindness and...