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Susie Orbach talks about 'In Therapy - the unfolding story'

Last week I attended an event in which Susie Orbach, the well-known British psychotherapist and writer, talked about her latest book, ‘In Therapy – the unfolding story’, based on the very successful Radio 4 programme of the same name. 64 more words


Susie Orbach coming to Glasgow

One of my therapy heroes, Susie Orbach, is coming to Glasgow in March 2018 as part of the Aye Write festival. I have bought my tickets – if you have an interest in psychotherapy you might think about doing the same. 127 more words

Final weigh in - Self help books

Well another month has come to an end and I can report it has been a successful one with five pounds lost.

Five pounds is the most I’ve lost on any of my diets so far (in my challenge… 120 more words


Fat is a feminist issue - Susie Orbach

As part of my exploration of weight loss through the use of self-help books/techniques I thought it was right that I read the seminal work on the topic… 1,193 more words


Day by Day 2

Today’s work was made in response to an article in a local newspaper about childhood obesity in Scotland. The story sensationalises what is essentially diet advice and support for overweight children and their families; measures akin to Jamie Oliver’s career in patronising the working classes. 286 more words

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Shame's Journey from Misattunement to Connection

The affective interactions between a child and his or her caretaker shape the brain over a lifetime.  When a main caregiver is emotionally attuned and connected the child feels understood and secure.   953 more words