Jazz Musicians As Psychotherapists: Music can healing force. Here jazz musicians are invited to “consult” to family therapy sessions. The results have been amazing.
Here are my reflections on a rather subtle, yet insidious family pattern characterized by invisible (unconscious) demands for false togetherness, the demand that all family members pretend to think the same. This enforced “togetherness” has a formidable, unyielding tone, suggesting it is not to be questioned.
Amy: Part of my attraction to the video “What Nice Men Don’t Say to Nice Women” (see post from 9/5)
Dave and Raluca Jacono (Raluca is a wonderful therapist/ friend of DK): We both responded similarly to the Nice Man video. ( See
Amy: Here’s a rather provocative post from Alain de Botton’s “School of Life”. We were a bit ambivalent about posting
Dave: The birth of the baby represents a quantum jump in intimacy and the complexity of living. There is a
Here’s another clip from Alain de Botton from The School of Life. Enjoy:
“Compliance carries with it a sense of futility for the individual and is associated with the idea that nothing matters, life is not worth living…”
The extra-marital affair, or an affair which occurs in any committed relationship, ranks as one of the most traumatic events in the lives of an intimate couple. The sexual violation and, more than that, the dishonesty and betrayal make the recovery process a fragile one.
Dave: So this is another one of those stories about a Princess. As with Goldilocks and the Fairy Tale Marriage,