Self observation

Always when people come in for therapy they find the process beneficial and they often remark that their spouse / sister / brother / cousin / friend etc ought to come in. I usually ask the same question: Do they know they have a problem, and invariably the answer is...

Positive feedback

There’s a term which originated in engineering called positive feedback. An example of positive feedback is in a concert hall. Someone taps on the microphone to test it and there is loud screech that comes from the loudspeakers. What happens is that the initial...

Depression and antidepressants

Depression is often described as a disease. It’s something, so they will tell you, that happens to the brain chemistry. Your doctor will tell you that you need to take a pill to ‘fix’ this imbalance in brain chemistry. Like much of what doctors tell...

What are you concentrating on?

When a new client comes I fill out a confidential client form. I prefer to fill it out rather that have the client fill it out because as we go through it I can ask questions and pick up on issues that I think may be important. Among other questions, I ask the...

Blog – first entry

Welcome to my blog where I’ll be writing about the things that matter – our thoughts and mindset. It could be said that everything in the world comes from the mind. All inventions start with an idea which is then seen through to development. How many...