As in the case of Don Draper from TV’s “Mad Men,” getting stuck in unhealthy patterns of behavior can make it very difficult to see clearly and find your way out. Therapy can help.
Defining Moments For Therapists
If therapy is a relational process, it takes a person on the therapist’s end. The goal of the project is to capture the therapist’s evolving sense of self as it is shaped by our experiences as active participants in a creative interaction.
The essays in this book are first-person accounts, by eleven therapists, of some “Aha!” moments when they got to understand themselves better, and to understand better why they do what they do.
Publication date: April 18, 2013
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The day the world fell down, when planes turned into guided missiles and people became dust, I walked dazed from my office to hear people talk in the street and try to follow the news. No one could understand the incomprehensible at first.
Then I called my husband and children and made sure they were all right. My daughter in law was in downtown New York, trying to get away, on a bus headed to my house, looking for safety for herself and for her soon to be born baby. She spent the evening with us, then the next day… Continue reading →
I first heard about Yoga in 1960, when I was browsing in the local library one summer and saw a strange book with the picture of a beguiling man, Yogacharya Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar, on the cover. I began studying Yoga using that book. I remember the joy I felt learning urdhva dhanurasana, which I practiced on my mother’s living room floor, right in front of a monstrous TV. I needed a teacher, but there were no Yoga studios in Bayside, Queens, at that time.
In 1968 I moved to Manhattan, where I… Continue reading →