Author: SHM

The truth in Big Little Lies

There is something deeply satisfying about this TV show. It’s much more than a whodunit, it’s not even about why, the why is obvious. It’s mostly about women and it has something almost unique in TV and especially in film: womens’ perspective on male violence.

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Polishing the mirror: why therapists need therapy.

Some therapists do not require to have their own therapy when they are training and there is no requirement to be in therapy yourself if you’re a qualified therapist. There are two very good reasons why therapists should consider going to therapy, whether as trainees or as practising professionals.

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Book review: The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

What is trauma? All sorts of stressful experiences, over a short or prolonged periods, could have been traumatic. Sometimes you may not have noticed the effects, especially at the time. Later, you might be experiencing health or relationship issues and you may not know why. This book may be what you’re looking for.

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Tears

Crying is something I may write about in the future. Until then here is a post more visual in nature about tears and what they might evoke when you look at them in a way not normally encountered.

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