Category: Articles in English

I came across Daniel Mackler first time around year 2015-2016 when I found his online article about the qualities of a good therapist. As I’ve been already involved in a psychotherapy world, his views and beliefs about therapy, therapists, healing, trauma and parenting spoke to me instantly. Since I’ve moved to London a few years ago and my level of English improved, I could understand…

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What it means to be a good psychotherapist?

Published on September 13, 2019

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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A thought for the day: failure, rejection

Published on August 9, 2019

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

Published on 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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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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