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 about the ones you’d like to see included!

Finding out about therapy and therapists

Welcome to my web site

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)

The Karpman Drama Triangle

Client-centred therapies

Models informing therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Models of the Change Process

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?


Specific safe experiments







Safe experiments with time

The Road Map: safe experiments in space and time

How our bodies work

How our bodies tend to respond


My brain hurts

Controlled breathing

Anger can be OK

Specific psychological issues

Anxiety and other high emotions

Polyvagal theory: practical implications