I once had a therapist who nodded off during our session.
Another unexpectedly died between our second and third appointment. Perhaps I should have taken his fondness for rolling his own cigarettes and smoking them during our session as a warning sign.Read more
Growing up, my main experience with a therapist was watching Woody Allen movies. He would free-associate to his psychoanalyst, largely uninterrupted, on topics ranging from his childhood to fears of intimacy in his relationships with various women. And I thought to myself, “I guess that’s what therapists do.”Read more
Try These Therapy-Alternatives
There are plenty of perfectly legitimate reasons why someone might not want to visit a therapist. It can be expensive, inconvenient, and (for some) anxiety-provoking.Read more
I have a thought experiment for you. Imagine the place in your body where you feel the most pain. Maybe it’s an aching lower back, a pounding headache, or tightness in your chest from stress and worry.Read more