For many people psychotherapy becomes a mixed bag of positive and negative experiences, which they later take time to sort out, process, keep the results of what worked and learn lessons from what didn’t work. Dana Hoffman, a legal researcher and a former psychotherapy patient, shares her therapy experiences with me. Below is my interview with Dana. Continue reading “Interview with Dana Hoffman”
A guest post of one of our contributors, Katie: The Ending of My Therapy Shattered My Healing, Opening the Way for True Healing
This is how my therapy ended: My therapist sent a letter without my knowing or my permission or written consent to a third party. That third party read the first paragraph, felt uncomfortable, and so gave it to me. I read it and was shocked. Continue reading “The Ending of My Therapy Shattered My Healing, Opening the Way for True Healing”
I’ll get right to the point: therapy has been a mixed bag of “stuff” for me. Let me be a little more specific for you. Therapy was great in the beginning for one reason. I had thirty years’ worth of pain, shame, hurt, blame, anger and misunderstandings that I needed to talk and cry out. I needed an understanding
For decades antidepressants have been the unquestionable established treatment of depression, but it appears that there is little evidence that antidepressants create anything more than a placebo effect in cases of mild and moderate depression.
Antidepressants and the Placebo Effect: The Emperor’s New Drugs by Irving Kirsch, Ph.D.