The surprising way we come unstuck in therapy
(2020) by Andrew Perry. Blog looking at how we might come unstuck in psychological therapy by remaining in reciprocal roles.
Can you experience therapy through reading an article?
(2020) by Andrew Perry. The aim of this article to reward the reader with a useful experience. To do so, it attempts to create a similar process to that of therapy, recreating as many of the factors as possible.
(2021) short video by Jessica Benjamin. Discusses the therapeutic value of the customer changing the therapist and the therapist changing the customer. Wonderfully clear.
Domination & Submission
(2021) lovely ten minute video by Jessica Benjamin. Explains the function of domination and submission in a psychodynamic context and a genderd world. (1/6/21.)
How Dolly Parton led me to an epihany
(2020) by Jad Abumrad. On finding the third, as a journalist. My newest, favourite Ted Talk. Wonderful (17/1/21.)
(2019) Ted talk by Dr Emily Anhalt. A personal perspective on the upsides of therapy. Accessible and emotional.
(2016) by Jessica Benjamin. Thoughtful talk about how we might move on from our traumatic experiences with the help of another person.
(2020) by Adam Phillips. The psychology of money in therapy and elsewhere. 'Money buys the conditions for a possible cure but not the cure itself..more money does not buy you more cure.' A psycho dynamic perspective.
(2002) by Babara Myers, BBC World service. Audio description of what therapy can be. The first of four programmes which include the history of therapy, training to become a psychotherapist and trauma work in therapy. A good enough introduction.
(2020) by Gwen Adshead. Thoughtful audio interview considering how therapy could help make society less violent.
The devil you know
(2021) by Gwen Adshead & Eileen Horne. Audio programme presenting cases of forensic psychotherapy. Calm, clear and humane (10/7/21.) CLICK HERE
(2020) radio play by Derek Owusu. Cautionary tale of unclear boundaries in a helping relationship.
A life scientific
(2020) with Prof Richard Bentall. Gentle and thoughtful discussion of how psychological approaches can help people experiencing psychotic experiences (26/2/21.)
(2021) by Charles Guignon 'The self as an ‘existing individual’, understood as an agent involved in a specific social and historical world. One of their chief aims is to understand how the individual can achieve the richest and most fulfilling life in the modern world.'
(2008) by Lavinia Gomez. A wonderful reader on our need for relationships. A great start to understanding the human process. Free reviews.
(2001) by Irving Yalom. A practical description of what can happen in therapy. Download it for free.
(2017) by Jessica Benjamin. The best description I have found of how the therapist and client can create a therapeutic experience together. Free reviews.
(2000) by Michael Khan. Excellent overview of why insight might not be enough and how the relationship is the therapy. Free review.
(2018) Article detailing the upsides of having therapy alongside other people.
(2020.) Observer article detailing the harm associated with breaching professional boundaries in this way.
A relational perspective on Enactments, boundary violations and Self disclosure
(2020) article by Paul Renn. Wonderful description of loving and being loved within professional boundaries. A gift.