psychotherapy | Blog

There's something very private about the experience of pain, and what is pain? When someone seeks to engage in the process of psychotherapy there's an implied demand to be rid of something . . . an unbearable painfulness, an imbalance, a feeling of stuckness or paralysis, a difficulty in living and loving. This might encompass a sense of feeling overwhelmed by something riddled with complexity and troubling to articulate. 

Working with the full spectrum of mental health issues, my feeling is that people who are prone to struggling emotionally have a tendency to view many of the daily challenges or frustrations of life (and how they cope with them) as  a reflection of the state of their mental health.