Daddy Issues: Freud and Fathers

There are many intriguing antithetical ideas in the work of Sigmund Freud and in his life too; here was a man who typified the...

Diana: Reinterpreting Her Legacy

The 31st of August, 1997 started as a sunny Sunday morning, glorious in fact, the summer not yet over. I had just made my way down to...

Tales of the City - It Feels Like Home

As a teenager, desperate for anything that would help me make sense of who I was, I would spend hours hanging out in Waterstones pouring...

Time To Abolish Boarding Schools?

'I was remembering my breakdown at boarding school, the experience of calling home in the middle of the night, 'please can I come home,...

How Not To Murder Your Business Partner

The old adage goes that an unhappy business partnership is like an unhappy marriage but with one exception, it is cheaper to get a...

A Place Called Home

As a psychotherapist, I am always interested in what home means to people; what it represents and how it was experienced. This archaic...

How To Mend A Broken Heart

'As anyone knows who's been through heartbreak - you need to find your way back to your self' - Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City A...

Only Connect

As a psychotherapist, I often come across people who struggle with connection; they want to experience love and to be loved, but for one...

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