Can Therapy Become an Addiction?

When you are in therapy there is a pretty good chance that at some point you will find yourself wondering if therapy has become more of an addiction than an actual therapeutic experience. If you have already found yourself in this situation, Continue reading “Can Therapy Become an Addiction?”

Is “Psychotherapy” a Legitimate Word?






The word “therapy” implies that talking to someone for the purpose of alleviating their mental distress is a medical practice in the same sense as treating physical ailments is a medical practice.

17387030902_bf499c9038_mThe word “psychotherapy” or “talking therapy” or, as it is most commonly used, just “therapy” implies that talking to someone for the purpose of alleviating their mental distress is a medical practice in the same sense as treating physical ailments is a medical practice. In other words, our culture makes little distinction between treatments of physical organs and human mind. Continue reading “Is “Psychotherapy” a Legitimate Word?”

Why I created this site

mandala-1022577_640As I mentioned in the “about” page, my main reason for creating this website was facilitating my self-expression. Over the¬†years of my personal therapy and professional training and later, after my last therapy ended and then after the relationship with my last therapist ended, a lot of emotions and insights about the therapy process, the psychotherapy profession and mental health in general piled up inside of me. Continue reading “Why I created this site”

How Do I Know What Is And Isn’t Supposed To Happen In Therapy

counseling-99740_640Many times I’ve been contacted by people, who were currently in therapy and wanted to know if their therapists were doing the work competently and/or ethically. Such questions arose out of concerns about the specific actions or non-actions made by the therapists that didn’t seem consistent¬†with what people believed the normal therapy process should entail. Continue reading “How Do I Know What Is And Isn’t Supposed To Happen In Therapy”