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24
JUN
2016

Sydney Snow

 The winds still blow in Sydney and across Australia. Snow now falls on the mountain peaks. I see the summits in the cloud formations scudding across the sky in Sydney. I found this wondrous poem by the ancient, eccentric Zen Buddhist monk, seer and poet, Ryokan. (1758–1831). He...
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...
28
APR
2014

The Timeless Tao Today

The Tao Te Ching. Lao Tzu. Chapter 1 The essence of the Tao cannot be spoken. Words and speech can only take us to a certain point. In order to step through the doorway into the secret mysteries of the Universe, we need to go beyond our thinking mind into the essence or absolute...
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...
06
OCT
2013

An Enchanted Love

A love story set in the Himalaya mountains. Extracts from my 2nd book by Sherry Marshall Sydney CBD and Northern Beaches Process Therapist and Relationships Counsellor The dazzling rays of the sun glinted golden as they briefly touched the wing of the plane, as it dipped and...
20
JUL
2013

The Journey of Love

Oh sometimes how we yearn for love, dreaming of our beloved who appears to us. Like looking in a mirror and seeing the unknown aspects of ourselves, reflecting back to us. We fall in love, yet it is not called falling for nothing! We fall out of our rational, thinking minds and...
09
JUN
2013

Conflict Resolution Skills with Sydney Process Counselling and Therapy

This article discusses Conflict Resolution Skills from more ‘traditional’ methods and also ways of working from Process Psychology. As a therapist, counsellor and relationships therapist, it is important to become skillful in conflict resolution skills. The Facilitator...
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