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The Courage to Be Present

According to Buddhist psychology, on which Contemplative Psychotherapy is based, we do not need to change who we are. Most of us enter therapy or begin a mindfulness meditation practice because we believe that we need to be different, better, more of something, or less of something else. Of course, in one sense, that’s right. We do want to feel better; we want to stop making ourselves suffer.But, according to the Buddhist psychology, the way to do that is by making friends with who we are, not by rejecting who we are and trying to be something... Read More


Life Balance With DBT- "Dialectical Behavior Therapy”

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is composed of four basic areas of treatment. These are Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance and Interpersonal Skills. Techniques that help us to become more mindful seem simple but bring profound results in reducing anxiety. Mindfulness brings our life into focus. It leads us to this present moment where we are free of past disappointments and future dilemma’s or worries. It is in this mindfully present moment where you find your self again, where you can make the best possible decisions,... Read More


The Journey Toward True Intimacy

We all have the hope, desire, and belief that prince or princess charming will sweep us off our feet and we will be happy ever after. My experience in dialog and in relationships should have convinced me otherwise, but it is still an addictive thought. Like all our experiences, there is a method to our madness. Each fantasy can lead us along our journey of self exploration and growth. Relationship is an amazing opportunity to receive love, affection and caring in our lives. We can also become more conscious of who we truly are by seeing our... Read More