Therapy – really?

October 27, 2009 at 7:56 am | Posted in inspiration/humour, self development/motivation | Leave a comment

Lorna's book
Today I would like to thank Lorna Martin who wrote the book called  ‘Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’ for showing the courage, honesty and openness to tell the story of her experience being in therapy.

Here a quote from her book:

‘Of all the lessons I learned during that bizarre journey with her [her therapist], I think the most valuable was about not suppressing or denying  emotions and not leaving important things unsaid or only partially said. I know now, thanks to her, that attempting to avoid uncomfortable or difficult feelings – whether of loss or love or rage or jealousy – leads to greater and long-lasting pain.’

Nowadays most of the book I read are about self development, the expansion of consciousness and awareness, psychologically interesting material or research in human development. I thoroughly enjoyed this novel by Lorna and can highly recommend it to anyone who thinks that therapy is for the weak and needy and selfish…


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