84 days : again!

For the ones who know me, you know how important creativity is for me. And how much I have battled shame and trauma in my life. Most of the people, clients especially, are not aware that we, therapists, keep on going to therapy, work on ourselves; and this journey and work never end. Clients and […]

tomorrow is another day

It was the 15th of August 1988. It was a sunny day. I was 20 and I didn’t know that my life would have changed at 10.30 am . Forever.   The last thing I remember was the feeling of coldness and static of the plastic chair by the pool, on the back of my thighs […]

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 […]

vulnerability and videos…

One of the biggest lessons I have learned while doing the 84 Days of the Artist’s Way is to acknowledge my own vulnerability. I have often acted, done, produced, made, created stuff and put it out there in a sort of ‘matter of fact’ attitude as if confirming more to myself I wasn’t a coward, […]

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 new series: S3 : INITIATIVE

03 MAY 2016 Session THREE: INITIATIVE As promised, here’s the new video re. the session about INITIATIVE. We also talked about guilt, and Purpose in Life. The topic of Purpose in Life (and the sense of having a Mission) is very dear to me, especially during my placement as a trainee chaplain at Chorley and Preston hospitals. […]

A new series: S2 : AUTONOMY

26 APR 2016 Session TWO: AUTONOMY As promised, here’s the new video re. the session about AUTONOMY. We talked about shame & doubt, and labelling. I’m always mesmerized by the power of labels: we really do believe anything at times, don’t we? The links mentioned in the video are: Tim Urban website re. procrastination  here Tim […]