Category: Therapy

  • Community connections

                            Some friends and colleagues of mine held an open house Friday for their new counseling center, a lovely remodeled cottage with room for groups, and a kitchen for cooking, and a garden out back. Diana Elwyn and Barbara Christie and I all met […]

  • The Isolated Therapy Office

    Another of my archived columns from the mid-90s. As I reread this, I find myself wondering how much our interconnectedness through the internet has changed things. The Isolated Therapy Office by Selene Vega Santa Cruz CAMFT Newsletter, July/Aug 1995, Therapists for Social Responsibility column What a strange paradox the work of a psychotherapist is. We […]

  • Community

    I’ve been posting these columns from years ago to get this blog going, and to archive these somewhere – but rereading them, I am struck by how simple they seem, almost naive. Has 16 years really changed my thinking? Not so much changed, as left me feeling a pressure towards sophistication. This piece seems like […]

  • The Spiritual Realms of Therapy

    Another post from the past: The Spiritual Realms of Therapy Santa Cruz CAMFT Newsletter, Nov/Dec 1995, Therapists for Social Responsibility column The path that led me into my work as a psychotherapist from the movement and dance teaching I had focused on for many years took me through a period of teaching movement awareness and […]

  • Therapeutic Selves (ponderings from the past)

    As I pondered the best approach to archive some of my past writing here I realized that some of the columns I wrote in the mid-90s for the Santa Cruz CAMFT (California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists) Newsletter might be worth revisiting as a starting point for this blog. That was back before blogs, but […]