From the Couch

Let’s start at the beginning. Now that it’s typed, that reads like a cliché, but when faced with writer’s block, it’s as good a place as any to start. That’s the lesson — just start. You know me and my tendency toward the paralysis of analysis. You know I once put on my bedroom wall, with not a […]

A Therapist of Therapy

Some years ago, as a result of my personal vulnerability from “less than ‘good-enough’ therapy,” I began to offer a service to patients and therapists: acting as an interventionist to the therapeutic alliance. If there is a powerful impasse in a “treatment” or some kind of stoppage to the therapy’s progress, I’m called in. At […]