On Play

The idea of play may fill you with delight or horror or a complex mix of both. It seems to me that play is fundamental to our development as children, and also to our healing and therapeutic process.  The interaction between therapist and client is a way of exploring...

The Tyranny of Meaning Making

Something happens; a client cancels, or a workshop books up quickly; a friend thanks me for how I am with them, my car breaks down… …and I immediately jump to making meaning out of the event: this means that I am a good therapist, a bad therapist, a valued and...

Blind Helming

It’s been two weeks since I spent the day with Sailaday: http://www.sailadayeco.com/ and I can still feel it in the bones of my feet – I think the changes might well be permanent. It’s difficult to write of it, as it was an experience which was one of integration, of...