Monthly Archives: November 2013

Holiday Memories–people change; memories don’t

When I was doing an image search for my last post, I did an image search for “change” and the slogan/image “people change, memories don’t” was the most common.  Only problem: it’s not true. Research on memory shows that memories … Continue reading

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How Many Changes Do You Want to Make?

From NY Times http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/25/magazine/psychotherapys-image-problem-pushes-some-therapists-to-become-brands.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 “Nobody wants to buy therapy anymore,” Truffo told me. “They want to buy a solution to a problem.” This is something Truffo discovered in her own former private practice of 18 years, during which she saw a … Continue reading

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Learning to Fish– Or Not

There’s the proverb, alleged to be Chinese in origin, which says “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day: teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” (If you prefer gender neutral … Continue reading

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Change = Learning, Learning = Change

To any of you following the blog, my apologies for being away. Sometimes life gets busy. the topic I’ve been pondering is in the title. Anyone who enters into psychotherapy does so because they want to change. Something’s wrong; the … Continue reading

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