Comparing Ourselves to Others and the ‘Normal’ in Therapy

Have you ever found yourself thinking about a particular person who lives across the hall, across the street or on the other side of the world and who has it better than you? They have more money, a better job,  or a love-life you yearn for. You envy their talent or looks. You watch them… Continue reading Comparing Ourselves to Others and the ‘Normal’ in Therapy

Advice or Therapy? Taking a Collaborative Approach with Your Therapist

People are always asking me for advice. I regularly receive requests over email, via my websites and even on Facebook asking me for advice or direction with particular problems or difficulties. Often these requests are for relationship advice, or advice about how to find confidence or how to develop certain ‘communication skills’. It is not… Continue reading Advice or Therapy? Taking a Collaborative Approach with Your Therapist