In the previous letter I said I would talk today about what happens in the mind and body when we are unable to act in the face of a threat, but, having spent the last hour or so on my social media feed I would like to talk about community, safety and reciprocity instead.
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.
Throughout my time as a therapist, I’ve had one main objection against therapy. It’s an objection that can best be understood – and potentially solved – through the lens of friendship and witnessing.
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.
No one expected that these two therapists, with completely different approaches to counselling, would share the goal of making life less complicated for therapists and clients alike. Here’s the story of how a coffee at a Berlin café led to one therapy project after another.
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).
2019 was an important year for the Berlin-based therapy platform It’s Complicated. The directory went live and grew into a lively therapy community. Now it looks like 2020 will be a year of many more healing conversations, helpful features, and supportive content.
In this episode of It’s Complicated, we speak with US therapist, Jesse Harbaugh about the nuances and challenges of therapy with asylum seekers and…
Our culture places such a high value on the process of communication that it is not always convenient for us to tell someone that…