Month: April 2016

  • I can’t afford therapy!

    Sometimes people cannot afford therapy. Other times, this concern may be a defense to avoid the feelings and anxiety triggered by depending on someone else. For instance, a patient says he cannot afford therapy but just returned from an expensive vacation. Or a woman says the therapy fee is too high, yet she just bought…

  • Hysteria

    “I am working with a patient who presents with histrionic personality features. She goes to tears easily but the emotion is very thin and fleeting. In the past she ignored her body and feelings, and her expressions take on a performance quality at times. I invite her to notice feeling in her body rather than…