Trapped in addiction? Important steps in the healing process

Based on insights from my client’s stories and subsequent reflections, the journey towards healing entails a progression of stages, and we identified a number of particular themes, emphasising the evolving nature of their spiritual growth or healing of the self on the road to full recovery. Healing is not a linear process, my clients all agreed that responsible action includes …

The human body : sacred and vulnerable

In the modern world, where science and technology rule our lives, we seldom make time to reflect on the human body; an entity both sacred and vulnerable. We have come to view the brain as central to our humanity, controlling all that we do, placing the body and its functioning in a subjugated position. However, latest research (Ford 2009:358), suggests …

Why counselling?

The question is not what is going wrong but what could be better ? So often, persons struggling with a problem, continue their daily lives, wishing the ‘problem(s)’ encountered will just go away, instead of seeking psychological counselling and guidance. Unfortunately most problems do not go away; they need to be deconstructed and worked through. Emotionally based discomfort As a …