In this article, hypnosystemic and embodiment psychologist, Benedikt Schmidt, delves into his approach to therapy – one which is holistic, directly somatic and meaning-making
The war in Ukraine has turned a large amount of people into part-time activists, with many counsellors offering free psychological services for those directly affected by the war, and volunteering in whichever way they can.
We live in interesting times. The covid-19 pandemic, increasing social and economical inequalities, ecological and social crisis. As a psychotherapist in central London, I have been dealing with these topics in the consulting room and it seems that existential questions linked to the socio-political atmosphere are more present than ever.
People still work too much and experience high levels of stress. However, a positive growing trend is that companies are starting to care about the mental health of their employees.
The story of It’s Complicated follows the typical Berlin-based start-up trajectory. Two freelancing friends had a problem that the idiosyncratic environment of the city helped them solve, in their case, how to grow and manage an international therapy practice.
When you feel lonely you are always part of a larger group. This group just doesn’t meet up and talk about it very often, which may be part of the problem. This tragic-comic predicament rings especially true for our current moment in time.
The Pandemic Letters is a series of reflections by Psychologist Marius Presterud. In the letters he delves on the deeper meanings of COVID-19, its impact on societal health and practical consequences for health personnel.
We give our pets name, so why not also give our mood-boosting plants personal names? And if plants that are given some extra warmth and care thrive the best, what would happen if you named a plant after yourself?