During the last 20 years, psychedelic research has undergone a renaissance. For the fifth episode of the It’s Complicated podcast, Reece Cox speaks to Gestalt therapist Mikko Karhulahti about the implications of this psychedelic wave of especially psilocybin- and MDMA-assisted therapy. Here is the transcript.
The time has come to talk to cultural anthropologist and sex therapist Madeleine Herzog. We hear her about the things that she is drawn to and her path to becoming a counsellor with focus on love, sex, and relationships.
When it comes to getting unstuck, drawing a picture of your ‘stuckness’ can provide surprising solutions to help you find your way again. In this piece, the benefits of creating pictures in counselling are explored.
The second counsellor It’s Complicated interviews is psychological counsellor Valentina. She is specialised in eating disorders and mood disorders, and practices an eclectic approach based mainly on cognitive behavioral therapy and feminist theory.
At the heart of all therapy is a client opening up and answering questions. But how often do we get to turn the tables and fire away at the therapists? Not enough, is what we think at It’s Complicated, and that’s why we’re launching a series of interviews with its therapists.
It’s Complicated is a platform that aims to simplify the search for a suitable therapist, but the search can be hindered also due to financial reasons. Many people simply aren’t fortunate enough to be able to pay privately for therapy. This post will attempt to break down the process of finding a therapist through your public health insurance, like Techniker Krankenkasse (TK).
If you, like myself, are part of the so-called generation Y (also known as millennials), then you may know what people mean when they say that the struggle is real.