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Announcing Therapy for Therapists Group!

Therapy for Therapists Group Therapy for Therapists is an open ongoing online therapy group for psychotherapists and counselors of all credentials / varieties who are seeking a community for exploring boundaries, congruence between professional and personal life, and much more. The group will be relational, liberation-oriented, and grounded in self psychology where a healthy sense …

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How Do You Know?

As humans, we are constantly seeking to understand the world around us. But did you know that there are many different ways of knowing? From logical reasoning to intuition, each way of knowing offers a unique perspective on the world. In this post, we’ll explore some of the most common ways of knowing and provide …

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Unleashing Your Potential as a Neurodivergent Individual

Navigating life with a neurodivergent mind can feel like wandering through a maze with hidden walls. As Jenara Nerenberg says in “Divergent Mind,” we’re constantly battling for understanding and acceptance in a world that doesn’t quite seem built for us. Self-psychology, at its core, is about understanding our inner selves and how our social needs shape our development. So, let’s think about self-psychology as a …

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Embrace the Crunch

Have you ever wondered how mountains are formed? Or why earthquakes happen? The answer lies in the movement of tectonic plates, the giant pieces of Earth’s crust that float on the mantle. Tectonic plates are constantly shifting and colliding with each other, creating friction and pressure that result in geological changes. Sometimes these changes are …

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Jumping Into Attachment Dynamics

Play is a vital component of healthy development, not only in childhood but throughout our lives. Renowned British psychoanalyst D.W. Winnicott recognized the importance of play in fostering emotional growth and cultivating healthy relationships. In this blog, we’ll explore how two classic playground games—double dutch jump rope and tug of war—can provide insights into healthy and unhealthy …

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Announcing the Mindscapes Group

  Mindscapes is a group where individuals with different neurological patterns (aka neurodivergent / neuroqueer / neurospicy) can come together in a supportive and non-judgmental environment online to share their experiences, challenges, and triumphs. Mindscapes is a group that provides a brave and inclusive space for creating new connections and experiences. Just as a landscape …

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The Power of the Liberation Health Framework for Treating Complex Trauma

Complex trauma, also known as developmental or interpersonal trauma, can have devastating effects on a person’s mental, emotional, and physical health. It often stems from repeated traumatic experiences in childhood or early adulthood. Complex trauma can leave individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, and other physical and mental health issues. Understanding the liberation health framework …

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My 2023 Reading List

The self-help industry in the USA perpetuates the notion that understanding our pain better leads to recovery. In many cases, I have read self-help books that left me feeling even more “disordered” than I thought I was at the outset. In my experience, the most helpful books were the ones that have given me context …

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