If you are interested in working with Process Oriented Psychology with Children and Families in Extreme States you may find my interview with Gary of interest. Gary Reiss PhD PW Dipl has applied Process Oriented and earth-based methods in the field of child and family therapy for many years. He is a regular visitor around [...]
I suggested the acronym OCA-Y for Open Channel Awareness – Yes!!, as a fluidity of awareness that we can discover to meet different situations
Being held in someone’s mind is no small thing. It is known to be a huge factor in child development whereby the child experiencing themself to be held in the mind of their parent becomes increasingly self-aware or self-conscious, learns about the separation and connection of self and the other. When children deal with separation from [...]
A youngish teenage boy came to see me each week in his secondary school. He sloped into the room for his session and lolloped onto his chair. People were concerned about this young man’s low mood and that he had a tendency to being bullied and then not attending particular lessons. I was quite unsure [...]
I am a sixteen year old girl who suddenly has come to terms, or is trying to, with the fact that every day I am making decisions which will ultimately affect the rest of my life. Without overdramatizing things, I believe that today there is an incredible amount of pressure on young people, and for [...]
If you are ever feeling depressed or hopeless or struggling with inner turbulence generally, here is a simple exercise that will help you to resolve it quickly. Trying to understand moods is generally not useful. Relating to the mood or depression through vision and movement usually has much more success. All that is required is that you suspend your normal rational thinking for a few moments only and follow experiences that arise within you – the key to resolution is almost always within the problem itself. Have a piece of paper and pen ready.
Amazing research has been done around the neurobiological development of a baby/child’s brain and the impact of the long-term effect both positive and negative through the relationship experiences of these early years. PW ‘s sensory-grounded signal-based approach for engaging in relationships is an excellent complement and practice to work alongside and with the attachment and [...]