Interpersonal processes in psychoterapy

Psykolog Lurås attends on the 23rd of April 2013 the professional seminar ‘Interpersonal processes in psychotherapy’ held by leading scholars and practitioners in counseling psychology: prof. emeritus Adam Horvath (Simon Fraser University), prof. Terence Tracey (Arizona State University) prof. Bruce E. Wampold (University of Wisconsin—Madison).

The shadow effect

It is only when we have the courage to face things in ourselves and our life exactly as they are, without any self-deception or illusion, that a ‘hope of light’ will develop out of events, by which the path to success may be recognised. – I Ching

Our Gloomy Sundays

Friedrich Nietzsche once said: “Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ‘new heaven’ first found the power thereto in his own hell.» Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ‘new heaven’ first found the power thereto in his own hell. Friedrich Nietzsche At life’s crossroads we ask ourselves who we have become? At life’s crossroads[…]

Our small daily solitudes…

Is it not true that many of us recognize this feeling of being life’s invisible passenger, looking at the existence flowing ‘outside’ instead of within? We feel that people around us are strangers, with undecipherable languages and anonymous behaviors. They brush by us as if we were invisible, dusty old walls, distant ruins. We are[…]

Anger as a legitimate way for reclaiming dignity. A realistic possibility?

Often in life, there seem to be some decisive ‘crossroads’ for all of us. We don’t know what to do, our family, friends and social environment does not understand us, and we don’t understand our self either… Often, before knowing the next step, we simply remain inconsolable. We feel powerless, betrayed, left alone, neither seen[…]