Blind Spots

There is a problem with the method I recommend. It places a lot of responsibility on you to decide the direction of change and how to go about it bit-by-bit. Therapy has thrived as a profession because individuals possess blind spots that make it difficult to direct our own therapy. The Johari Window demonstrates how … Continue reading Blind Spots

Power, Threat and Meaning

A group of clinical psychologists have recently (2017/18) started a debate about the increasingly frail system of mental health assessment - processes used to label emotional and psychological 'problems'. This  rather lengthy commentary can be found via: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/introducing-power-threat-meaning-framework I mention this work as I am suggesting they question, rather helpfully, the tendency to label behaviour … Continue reading Power, Threat and Meaning