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Dec 13, 2019

Emotion-Focused Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy are the creations of Les Greenberg and Sue Johnson, respectively. They are similar enough that we will treat them as the same for our conversation today. A link to a brief intro to these approaches and their differences is provided in the notes below.

Dec 6, 2019

Self-Harming behaviors are difficult for most people to understand and tragic for the individual who commits them. In this episode of Psych with Mike Brett and I try to demystify self-harm.

This is a good New York Times article that has additional information.

Nov 29, 2019

 "Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate."(Carl Jung) Everyone has heard of hypnosis but most of us don't really understand what it is or how it can be used in therapy. Today on Psych with Mike, Brett and I talk to Kelly Locker who practices clinical hypnosis in St....

Nov 25, 2019

Thanksgiving isn't just about turkey and dressing. Those things are great and while family gatherings can be wonderful or a struggle (often both) there is more to the day than this. Thanksgiving is about helping each of us think about our own "attitude of gratitude". Being thankful/gracious has profound psychological...

Nov 22, 2019

Carl Jung believed that we all have a hidden part of our psyche and that this shadow part of us contributed to our self-destructive behaviors. Shadow work is all about embracing this shadow part and ending these life-inhibiting behaviors.