Why is instilling hope a critical component in the early stages of therapy? And why is hope a necessary ingredient of any successful treatment?In this blog post, we will explore the importance of hope in psychotherapy, its impact on treatment outcomes, and practical strategies for fostering hope in clients during initial sessions. The Power of […]
Therapy is a dynamic journey. It is filled with peaks and valleys, joy and despair. The therapist’s responsibility is to navigate this landscape, guiding the client with proper timing, pacing, and language. This creates a transformative, empowering, and meaningful experience for clients. Let us have a closer look at the key elements of the session […]
Easter is time for celebrating new beginning, as it symbolize resurrection and triumph of life over death. This period of renewal and rebirth give unique opportunity for psychotherapists to reflect on themes of transformation and growth in their practice. Although Easter festivities mostly religious in nature, spirit of renewal and hope they have can be […]
Evidence-based” is a miracle term used in the field of mental health. It opens and closes doors, makes some people rich and others poor. Officially, it’s intended to promote quality of health services and safety of patients. And it works to some extent as it’s meant to. But it’s also used in a very flawed […]
Have you ever heard about acceptance of difficult emotions? The concept became recently quite popular in psychology. However, this coping strategy may easily be misinterpreted. Why do we have bad feelings? Our feelings are not a kind of internal entertainment system from the pre-TV era. They are not here to please us. “Difficult” emotions are […]
Some time ago mental health was viewed as lack of a mental disorder. You were mentally healthy when you weren’t mentally ill. But this view has dramatically changed in this century.