workshop on Erikson!

On Saturday January 27th, I have delivered my very first workshop to counsellors and psychotherapists. Believe you me: I was anxious! Still, I was eager… I do believe in Erikson’s theory and approach, I have seen it at work, whether in recovery from addiction, or for any other existential pain. To me, it can be […]

Stoptober 2016 : one year…

one year… one year… I made a video not to celebrate the event (even though I will!) but to explain how I did it. So, thank you very much for watching the following video! In this video I am presenting my own personal experience with Stoptober 2015 and the tools I have used to quit smoking. […]

a life script: earthquake

I find working with Life Scripts extremely fascinating. And here is why: Picture this day, the 6th of May 1976, North Italy. I am 8 years old at the time. I go to school during the morning; dad picks me up and we are having lunch together at the barracks were he works; when we […]

2012 – 2015 : lessons learned

I stopped and thought. And found something I wrote back in 2012. When everything seemed gloomy and depressing, lonely and worthless. I know it might look long; but I could not change a word of it… pls, stick with it *** *** *** So, one day you wake up, you get ready and you go […]

Creative Reflective Writing Course

Calling all benevolent lyrical logical outlaws, sing-my-song stringers, masters of curiosity, megalomaniac optimists, dissident holies inhabitants and glotto-libertarians for 8 Thursdays of sacred fun. At Juice Sustainable Recovery Group in Colne, from THU 16 July 7pm

amazing session: check this out!

Amazing people, so inspiring! Creating memory boxes during the FOLLOW YOUR heART sessions commissioned and for Juice SRG at INSPIRE Burnley. *reprinted and published with permission*   Check also the video below: I got so much energy and good vibes from them, I had to share! BTW, the Jennifer I mention in the video is […]

a conversation with…

… Caroline, who came to mine one evening and we discussed Responsibilities and Addiction. Both my parents kept on blaming their parents, the State, History, their friends, me and my sister, God above and the whole world, basically. There was always an excuse for not stopping drinking. Adults, instead, do fully take responsibility. If you […]

Find your Voice at Mill Hill Community Centre

We all need to be listened to, to find our voice, to have time and space to clear our mind and make the best possible decision. I will be at Mill Hill Community Centre from 4 March, from 2pm till 5pm every Wednesday, to listen to your stories. These will not be counselling sessions since I […]