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Silence In Psychotherapy

At first glance, it may seem odd to think about silence in psychotherapy, which is sometimes called “the talking cure”. One might think there wouldn’t be much silence in the process, and sometimes there’s not. However, there can be productive periods of silence, especially in contemplative psychotherapy, and in in-depth traditional psychotherapy. This type of silence has a specific feel...[ read more ]

Mirroring the True Self

What does it mean to say that the True Self is accurately seen and empathically mirrored?  This refers to one person being able to reflect another’s essential or spiritual nature. It could be said that we are doing this to and for each other constantly, with or without the awareness of both people involved.  In Contemplative Psychotherapy, the intention of the therapist is to explicitly...[ read more ]



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