Having trouble saying no, paying someone else's way before your own, and putting your energy into others before yourself are signs of codependent being. This way of being can lead to feeling out of control, empty, and never good enough. If your childhood was disorganised, stressful, and even chaotic, you could be living with codependency. … Continue reading Am I Codependent?
Making the decision to speak to a psychologist or a psychotherapist is a very personal choice. Your therapist should be the right fit for your goals and needs. Many people can walk away from a bad session and blame themselves. Others can spend ages in therapy without results, and think they are at fault. If … Continue reading Five Myths About Psychotherapy – How to Avoid a Bad Therapist
They were on their way to the park, and waiting to cross the road. Beep. Beep. Beep - Tock! Green light. Mum held onto Marelise's hand very tightly. Too tightly. She walked briskly, pulling at Marelise's arm as they made their way to the other side of the road. The day before, Marelise and her … Continue reading PORTRAIT OF AN INNER CHILD