Tag: Psychotherapy

Therapy

What you say is what you are

How many judgements do you make a day? It’s an interesting experiment to count how many times a day you make a judgement. You will lose count quickly as Judgements are often automatic and the majority of the judgements we make, we don’t really fully agree with them, but let them go without challenging them. To change my automatic thinking…

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I am not a Shaman!!

Many people have said over the years “Alexia, you are a shaman”. I take this as a compliment and leave it as a compliment instead of a definition of who I am, or how I work. In truth, the title sits uncomfortably with me, why?

Shamanism has and continues to have a significant influence on my life, which makes my work undeniably influenced.

I’m in communion with spiritual entities, and different entities emerge into my consciousness depending on the person and their presenting issues. This,  I assume, is unnoticeable to the client and unnecessary for them to be aware of for us to progress with whatever we are addressing.

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The hidden benefits of misery

My mind is diligently curious, a part of me would like to settle into the cosy religion of comfort and follow the herd. I crave this ‘unquestioning normality’ at times, but I can’t help but pick holes in theories ideas and beliefs, not because I want to break down people’s comfort or dispute everything that presents as a possible navigational system, for life.

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Worrying about what others think?

Worrying about what others think often coincides with social-based anxiety or painful shyness. What people seem to fear the most is; other people thinking negatively about them. The most common fear I hear of, from clients suffering this form of anxiety, is that “other people, will think I’m stupid”. This is often a result of the worrier…

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On shame

Oh dear sweet girl, I can see you are hurting, I can help you be, who you must be, I know you are not perfect, I’ll keep your secrets. Its painful isn’t it, seeing how wrong you are? You can be like the others, you are defected and not worthy. I will protect you, I…

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