Month: May 2020

Who’s Thinking? Who’s Feeling? Who’s Reacting?

Your inner experiences don’t all come from the same source. ⁣ ⁣ Some of them come from your conscious awareness but others come from unconscious parts of your mind —feelings, thoughts, and needs that aren’t yet accessible to your awareness. ⁣ ⁣ Before they’re made...

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How One Song Healed a Year of Sadness

I don’t usually use music in my practice but I want to tell you about a client who had a strange musical experience in our session. Sandy, a 46 year-old receptionist, told me that she’d been depressed ever since her divorce a year earlier, and despite doing her best to get on with life she couldn’t seem to break out of her sadness. I asked her to describe her feelings in detail and she said, “I feel lost and sad and empty but I try not to focus on it. It’s such a struggle.”

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