Category Archives: Healing Messages

Sexual Abuse; The Hidden Pain and Suffering

As  a neophyte therapist, I was really surprised to find that well more than half of my patients, majority female, had suffered from some sort of sexual abuse. Sexual assault is the unwanted and unconsented sexual acts of penetration, fondling, touching and sexual exhibition. If you add workplace sexual exploitation/harassment to the picture, it certainly… Read More »

Taking Yours Fears, Anxiety, Depression And Grief Along With You

Your fears, anxiety, depression and grief are not going away magically even if you are in treatment! Waiting for them to disappear before you start “living” again is like waiting for pigs to break into a chorus of songs! There is no magic bullet in psychiatric treatment, the treacherous road to recovery has many pot… Read More »

Mother Mary Procession Along The Seine, Assumption Day In France

August the 15th is Assumption Day and a national holiday in France.  I will be joining the Mother Mary procession along the Seine. It is a special day of celebration for Roman Catholics and Orthodox Christians, who call it  the Dormition of Mary. Assumption is my favourite Marian holiday, that is also the anniversary of… Read More »

With Grief, Depression And Losses, Setbacks Are Inevitable

This is for those of us who are dealing with grief, losses of any kind, depression, physical or mental illness or any difficult life situation.   Climbing out of a deep valley of despair is treacherous at best and setbacks are to be expected. The slippery slope of recovery is difficult to tackle, even to those… Read More »