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<strong>Resistance and Therapy</strong>

Resistance and Therapy

Therapy is a confrontation of the psychological resistance we face. This resistance is omnipresent and shows up in myriad ways; uncovering it is essential to know what we are up against.

Working through lethargy in therapy

Working through lethargy in therapy

Lethargy works like quicksand; we don’t often realize we’re in it until we’ve begun to slowly sink into its impending depths. This psychological indolence when not intentionally attended to creates a negative unconscious pattern. Once it is formed it slips into other areas in our life, thus creating a habit. For example, we notice that we don’t have much motivation for our work, it’s lost its vibrancy for one reason or another, and our quality of work suffers. This sluggishness then begins to seep into being uninterested in our relationships, our parenting, and our self-care practices. 

The small victories in counselling

The small victories in counselling

veryone’s therapeutic journey is distinct and can vary significantly from others. The duration of therapy, reasons for seeking help, severity, connection to oneself and therapist, and intentions differ from person to person. However, the small victories that inevitably occur in the counselling experience transcend all the variables.

<strong>How to overcome fears in therapy</strong>

How to overcome fears in therapy

Once individuals better understand their fears about therapy, they can better learn to overcome them and continue their therapeutic journey.

The highs and lows of therapy

The highs and lows of therapy

To best deal with the ups and downs of counselling, it may be pertinent to understand the underpinnings and how best to work through them.

<strong>Short-Term vs. Long-Term Counselling</strong>

Short-Term vs. Long-Term Counselling

Thomas Goenczi,Lookout contributor Therapy has many different avenues Some find themselves immersed in a years-long investigation into themselves. Others come across obstacles seemingly impossible to overcome and need immediate guidance. Both long-term and short-term counselling support psychological and emotional well-being. However, beyond the obvious, there are distinct differences in how these accomplish your goals. By […]

<strong>Why you should practise proactive counselling</strong>

Why you should practise proactive counselling

Thomas Goenczi Lookout contributor The common notion about counselling is that taking care of your mental health must be reactive. There’s a sense that we have to wait until we find ourselves groping our way through the darkness of a depressive episode or throbbing with anxiety before we can seek help. For one reason or another, […]