I study psychotherapy, as a trainee I see 3 clients within the practice of my course. I also have regular clinical supervisions where I reflect on my work and get support. Adding to this, I’m obligated to have my own weekly therapy sessions throughout the whole 3 years training, in total 120 hours. This all sounds very well-organised. And it is. But are these elements…

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FAILURES. We all are experiencing failures and defeats. They are intrinsic parts of our life. Though, it’s tough to get used it. I’m still struggling. I failed yesterday twice, at least. Nothing awful, but it was painful… I was meditating today morning with one of the guided apps, where a women was saying that it’s difficult to separate failure from who we are: ‘We allow…

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It’s not your fault

July 1, 2018

It was her second session with the new psychotherapist after she moved to London. She already felt safe with a counsellor and was ready to open up with a clear goal for the therapy. While sitting in the chair, she was listing in one breath with full awareness all her suffering and emotional issues that she couldn’t stand because they made her life so much…

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To nie Twoja wina

July 1, 2018

To było jej drugie spotkanie z nową terapeutką po przeprowadzce. Zdążyła poczuć się z nią bezpiecznie, miała jasny cel terapii w głowie i była gotowa się otworzyć. Siedząc na fotelu, wyrzucała z siebie jednym tchem z pełną świadomością wszystkie swoje trudności i emocjonalne zaburzenia, których w sobie nie lubi i które tak mocno potrafią jej utrudniać życie. Gdy w końcu skończyła je wymieniać, zapadła cisza….

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Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too (Imagine, John Lennon) In the beginning I would like to define what I mean by using the word ‘religion’. By this I mean all religions and all beliefs, which assume the existence of a monotheistic or polytheistic god, and practices including worship of such a deity….

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