The practice of modern psychotherapy, going back to Sigmund Freud, is based on the idea that mental health depends upon … More
Drawing upon ideas from Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), we may describe the difference between pain and suffering this way. Pain is ubiquitous. All human beings feel pain as a natural part of living as organisms capable of language. Suffering refers to one’s relationship to pain. Why this is so is grounded in the relationships among experience, insight and values.
May 17, 2021 Regarding self-care, a trove of good advice subsists in bookstores, online and in the offices of mental … More