Recently a client showed me how and when to take a calculated risk(of course never ever do anything unethical or inappropriate or potentially damaging — “first, do no harm”) In this moment she led me out of my comfort zone and into new and important emotionally territory for her. Here’s what happened:(I changed all names […]
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One of my favorite therapist, Dr. Joe Luciani, wrote the following in his blog (http://www.self-coaching.net/blog/the-enemy-is-us): “A famous line from the comic strip Pogo was, “We have seen the enemy and he is us.” Take heart, because in life it is not adversity, hardship or even bad luck that is our enemy—it is us! Insecurity, doubt, […]
Ideas from Dr. Block’s book Come To Your Senses: He talks about the “depressor” that we all have in our heads. This is the voice that takes normal thoughts and catastrophizes them. Quote from page 26: “What are you to do, for example, when you think, “I will never get this right,” “I’m lazy,” “I’m […]
I am reading a book called Come To Your Senses, by Stanley Block, MD, that is changing how I look at mindfulness and meditation and mental health. I am using it with clients and the feedback I am getting is very positive.Dr. Block’s practice is called “bridging.” The key idea is that by bringing ourselves […]
This is my first entry to my new blog for my mental health private practice. The message of today: there is power in starting a thing! Even if you do not know all the steps of your project. Just begin. The inspiration will come later.
About Peterson Family Therapy
Peterson Family Therapy is a family-owned counseling practice in Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s operated by Ed and Candace Peterson, life partners with the desire and skill needed to help couples in crisis, individuals suffering from addiction issues, and anyone dealing with depression and anxiety. Peterson Family Therapy is a member of The International Centre For Excellence In Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT).
Peterson Family Therapy
The EFT Clinic
4505 Wasatch Blvd, Suite 290
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
(801) 809-7990 (Ed Peterson)
(801) 809-3410 (Candace Peterson)