Psychology

When I first started writing this column, part of my motivation was to bring more knowledge and understanding to the process of counselling/psychotherapy. I have not done enough of this.  It is not something we know much about until we...

In any growth endeavor we can often feel that once we do the work and experience some healing, we’ll have arrived, living happily ever after.  I know I fell/fall prey to this lie and there is nothing better than life...

There are many philosophies to what contributes to our development.  In the psychological world it is mostly focused on the internal life of the individual, such as thoughts and emotions; in social work the focus is mostly on the systems...

Although there are many great aspects to psychology and psychotherapy, one pitfall is that sometimes we can get too focused on problem solving.  This can sometimes keep us stuck in only seeing the world as problems to be solved.  For...