Working with our “parts”

Working with our “parts”

We all have parts. It seems to be what the human psyche does to balance opposing needs. Needs that include on one side, the threat of death or not existing, madness or abandonment and on the other side being whole, creative and free. A serious dilemma! An example of...
The instinct to self protect

The instinct to self protect

The instinct to protect ‘self’ is so strong. This is the biggest delusion there is, that there IS a discreet entity that is protectable. When we feel that we are threatened, we want to build fortresses to protect ourself, we want to fight the threat. The...
Bow down and thank your defenses!

Bow down and thank your defenses!

In my professional therapy work it is this deep trust and knowing that whatever so called negative emotions or destructive behaviours are present, they are actually the psyche trying to help itself. Even if these ways don’t work, and may even be damaging and...