Month: January 2017

  • When anxiety regulation does not work

    “I have a new patient who dissociates throughout our sessions and gets more anxious when we turn her attention toward her body to try to regulate her anxiety.  This makes sense since she leaves her body for that very reason.  I’ve tried to help her understand what’s going on in the moments she goes away, […]

  • Problem During an Unlocking of the Unconscious?

    “I am working with a depressed patient who faced his rage toward an abusive brother in a portrayal and experienced his mixed feelings toward him. His anxiety dropped and he became calm and relieved. So I guess we did a good job. However, there was one point I found very confusing. When I asked him […]