Category Archives: Process Work

Understanding Your Dreams: Doorways to the Self

by David Bedrick This post was originally published in Psychology Today. I have been simply, truly, and totally amazed by dreams for the past 40 years. In 1992, it led me to study with Jungian analyst, Dr. Arnold Mindell, which … Continue reading

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Cultural Competence and Bias

by Cindy Trawinski, Psy.D. As therapists, we recognize our ethical obligations to know and acknowledge the limits of our training and skills. We know that our expertise grows over time with experience and supervision, training, reading, dialogue and further training. … Continue reading

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Power: A User’s Guide

We are excited and pleased to announce that our friend and colleague, Julie Diamond, Ph.D., has a new book out — Power: A User’s Guide. Power corrupts. The question is: how? What are the traps of power and how we … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Take Action Against Islamophobia

by Cindy Trawinski, Psy.D. Prejudice, stereotyping, bias—however we understand these tendencies and attitudes, we can learn to identify, confront, wrestle with, accept, and change them within ourselves. Sometimes, however, doing so is possible only with great difficulty. Discrimination takes many … Continue reading

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Knowing Yourself is Power

“Knowing yourself really well and deeply is the best power you can have.” ~ Julie Diamond, 2015 Julie Diamond, Ph.D. is an executive coach and leadership consultant who helps individuals and organizations create cultures of learning and growth.  Julie’s upcoming book, Power: A … Continue reading

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Returning to Therapy — A Profound Act of Self-care

by Cindy Trawinski, Psy.D., Dipl. PW & Rami Henrich, LCSW, Dipl. PW “I can’t believe I’m here… again.” Some people returning to therapy for the second, third, or fifth time often wonder “why do I need to go back to … Continue reading

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Going Down with Depression

Process work or process-oriented psychology often takes a paradoxical point of view on disturbance and conflict.  In his post below, fellow Process Worker, David Bedrick, J.D., Dipl. PW, shares insights on the ups and downs of depression.  David is a … Continue reading

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Beliefs and Success: What Box Did You Crawl Out Of?

Beliefs and success – are they connected? How much do your expectations influence your ideas about success? And where do those deeply-held beliefs originate? Our friend and colleague, Julie Diamond, has written extensively about these issues, and we would like … Continue reading

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Thich Nhat Hanh

  Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered around the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings.  This quote got such a strong response when we posted it on Tumblr, that we wanted … Continue reading

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Therapist Bias

by Cindy Trawinski, Psy.D. & Rami Henrich, LCSW Bias influences all of us — even therapists. In fact, one 2011 study indicates that as many as 50% of clients identifying as polyamorous had seen therapists that they felt lacked cultural … Continue reading

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