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 »

My Trip To Granville And Christian Dior’s Boyhood Home

Frankly, I hadn’t planned at all to write much about Granville and Christian Dior’s boyhood home. Why? I had other grand plans for even going to Granville on the Normandy  coast, and they had nothing to do with this very famous couturier. I had this great idea of doing the “traversée” of bay Mont Saint Michel… Read More »