I have always loved horses, so I was really excited when I was given the chance of attending an Equine Assisted therapy course. Equine therapy is using the mindfulness of a horse to communicate with a person. Horses respond to energy and body language and are very much spiritual beings. The therapy is very popular [...]
The founder of Psychodrama was Jacob Levy Moreno, a Romanian psychiatrist and contemporary of Freud. Two of the important aspects of Moreno’s work are his role theory and theory of spontaneity. In his role theory he invites us to consider ourselves as role holders, as if taking part in a play or a drama; he suggests that our roles are primary to the development of the self.
Making the decision to start counselling or psychotherapy can be a very difficult one because it can mean facing up to and acknowledging painful truths. The choice is whether or not to take a risk on finding a better life in future.
When you hit a hurdle or obstacle in your life, what do you need in order to get past it? There are three key attributes that may help you on your way: resilience, tenacity and agency.
Life can seem meaningless at times, but one existential philosophy takes the view that it's the search for meaning that defines the most basic of human drives.