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Feelings, Truth & Knowledge

Posted by Helen Hayes on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, In : existential psychotherapy 

What is the place of our feelings in our lives?  That might seem a strange question for a counsellor to be asking, but it’s one that is less straightforward than it might seem at first sight.  Even within the world of counselling and psychotherapy, there are different views about the place of feelings.  Some therapists strongly encourage the expression of feelings and believe that...


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Memory, Loss & Trauma

Posted by Helen Hayes on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, In : psychotherapy 

There’s a lot in the news at the moment about the approaching tenth anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001.  I was fortunate in that no one I knew personally was affected.  For many people, this is an anniversary of immense personal grief as well as a public occasion for remembrance.

Like most people, I can still remember where I was and what I was doi...


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Anxiety, Excitement & the Challenge of New Experiences

Posted by Helen Hayes on Monday, August 22, 2011, In : existential psychotherapy 

I’m new to blogging and I noticed that I felt quite anxious when I posted up my very first blog entry last week. 

It made me think about how I, and other people, tackle things which are unfamiliar, especially when it seems like everyone else has been doing this forever and is totally at ease with it.  Sometimes it is just a matter of taking a deep breath and plunging right in, tru...


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