Why you shouldn’t have a work wife/husband

Why you shouldn’t have a work wife/husband

I met with a client who was continually distracted by the going ons of two colleagues who sat near her. It was daily whisperings, giggles and flirtations. They were a pair referred to affectionately and not so affectionately as Mr. and Mrs. A work wife and a work husband. They were both about the same age. He was unremarkable and she was blonde and willowy. Though it isn’t fair to say he was unremarkable. He is getting married in three months....

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What kind of therapy is right for me?

What kind of therapy is right for me?

Ever wonder what kind of therapy would be the best suited to you? The following is a table of client personality traits that guide a therapist in choosing the kind of therapy that would work for the client TYPE OF THERAPY SELECTIVE PATIENT VARIABLES Adapted from: Novalis PN, Rojcewicz SJ, Peele R. Clinical Manual of Supportive Psychotherapy. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 1993. PSYCHODYNAMIC Chronic sense of emptiness and...

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A Fast Checklist for Anxiety

A Fast Checklist for Anxiety

Here is a list of the 4 main forms of anxiety that too many people suffer with. It is important to recognize anxiety symptoms and get help. Take the anxiety test if you suffer from any of the following: Social Anxiety Disorder SAD, Generalized Anxiety and Panic Attacks Social Anxiety Disorder SAD • Fear that you are being judged • Worrying about embarrassing or humiliating yourself in front of others • Concern that you’ll offend someone •...

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How do I know if I am depressed? A fast check list

How do I know if I am depressed? A fast check list

If you are wondering if you are depressed please read down this list to find out the symptoms of depression. Then look at how much one or several of these symptoms are affecting your life. If you would like to take a depression test please take my depression test on my website under the tab depression. Difficulty concentrating, running late, remembering details, and making decisions Exhaustion and decreased energy You feel of guilty, worthless...

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Finding passion in a scattered world

Finding passion in a scattered world

Share Everyone says follow your passion and all kinds of wonderful will follow. But what do you do when you don’t know what your passion is? How do you begin to know yourself better than you do right now? The first difficulty is how you listen to yourself. We have something called intuition. It is a very quiet voice and we usually ignore it because we don’t hear it. Part of it is the way it is communicated. It is often rapid and doesn’t contain...

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Not-Enoughness

Not-Enoughness

Self-esteem or confidence is self-knowledge. How much you know about yourself. Looking at self-esteem, if you feel like you are not enough raises two questions. Have you really taken a good inventory of who you are and what you can do and where do you think you are lacking? How you take Inventory Some people start with a zero sum base. They compare themselves to other people and come up with the idea I am less then. If someone else is...

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