Getting it together

Over several years my web site has grown. It is now too large to absorb easily, I am told.

Therefore, I want to offer a few links under one roof. I will base these links on some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), I have been asked over the years. Tell me about the ones you’d like to see included!

Finding out about me, therapy and therapists

Welcome to my web site

What is a nudge?

My acknowledgements

About me

About Dr Christina Mason

Why therapy?

Seeking professional help

Finding things on the internet

Routes to nudging

Here’s a map that might help

My way?

Your way? The My-Nual

Models of Psychology: there are so many that research is difficult. I have touched on just a few and I will continue to add to the list, I am sure.

Transactional Analysis (TA), including:

The Stroke Economy


Drivers and Script

solution-focused therapy

The Karpman Drama Triangle

Client-centred therapies

Models informing therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Models of the Change Process

A potted history


Safe experimentation

Information on safe experimentation

Do you need some change?


How to do safe experiments

Limits on safe experiments


Safe experiments and trauma

When safe experiments do not work out: relapsing

Safe-experiments for trauma: are they wise?


Categories of safe experiments

Why SMALL safe experiments?

Special Time: one very specific safe experiment

Small and safe experiments: are feelings important?

Exploring what I might do differently







Safe experiments with time


More on communication

The Road Map: safe experiments in space and time

Responsibility for safe experiments

Adult Learning and safe experiments


How our bodies work

How our bodies tend to respond


My brain hurts

Polyvagal theory

Controlled breathing

Anger can be OK



Specific psychological issues

Creating your own scenic route

Anxiety and other high emotions

Polyvagal theory: practical implication

Boundary Making and Management



Defence mechanisms


State Dependent Learning and Behaviour (SDLB)

Locus of Control (LOC)


Life Planning

Life feeling not worthwhile


Physical Contact: what’s right for you, and you.

Can Maslow’s Hierarchy still help with safe experiments?








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