Recognition

Recognition is a significant need that humans have and is basic as food, shelter, safety and warmth. In Psychotherapy it is possible, through recognition, to improve our sense of ourselves and our rel...

My body my life

I will tell you what I know of the way silence grows roots inside of a person, until all that is left is a brutal, crushing vacancy where a voice ought to be. I was 17 when I was raped by a classmate....

Your Children are not your children

This is a quote that I came across in ‘The Nurture Assumption,’ by Judith Rich Harris. She questions the perceived wisdom in my field about the influence of parents on the growth, developm...

Do Parents Matter?

Judith Rich Harris, a psychologist, was writing college textbooks on child development when she suddenly realized she didn’t believe what she was telling readers about why children turn out the way ...