Category Archives: Vulnerability

Two Therapists Talking: Creating Space for Change

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss how wanting change in others requires allowing space for those changes to occur. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us … Continue reading

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Can I Borrow That Map?

I was recently re-watching the series West Wing, one of my favorite television shows. There is an episode where Leo helps Josh get through a difficult situation. When Josh thanks Leo for the help, Leo tells him a story. That … Continue reading

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Try More Invitations…

There is a story I hear all too often. It is how some people try to get what they want from other people. It can be partners, parents and children, co-workers or friends. It doesn’t matter. What they do is … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

A willingness to be vulnerable is necessary for connection. That doesn’t mean being completely vulnerable with anyone and everyone. Trust needs to be earned. And different people will earn different levels of trust. You can, and should, share your secrets…just … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Men and Vulnerability

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about vulnerability and some of the challenges for men. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Keys to the Kingdom…

I talk a lot about boundaries – setting them, enforcing them, adjusting them. Unfortunately when people hear the word boundaries they often imagine a thick impenetrable wall surrounding them. In response, therapists say that boundaries should be flexible. I struggle with … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Building Trust

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss how to build trust. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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