The Mind Zone

HOW NOT TO GET RETRAUMATIZED BY TRAUMA THERAPY

For many individuals, just the word trauma can be highly activating. As a trauma specialist, I have gone into many centers over the years and found so much misinformation and retraumatizing that has occurred with clients.  Without the adequate training and experience, many well-intentioned clinicians can retraumatize their clients in their efforts to help them… Read More

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THERAPY

Psychotherapy should be more than just a conversation. A significant percentage of my clients who attended therapy previously complain that, despite the therapist being kind and attentive, they just didn’t feel they were benefitting. They often assert, “We were just talking a lot, but I didn’t FEEL any different.” For psychotherapy to make a real… Read More

WHY MOST PSYCHOTHERAPIES DON’T WORK

Psychotherapy has been around in some form since the late 1800’s. Throughout this period, it has gone through numerous evolutions. Although Sigmund Freud was not the first to explore the complexities of the mind, most in the general public view Freud as the father of psychotherapy.  Freud, and those who followed him in his psychoanalytic… Read More