I posted on Feisty Therapists – Why I’m No Longer Speaking to White People About Race”: Pondering Thoughts

“As an Asian woman, a Chinese feminist and a psychologist, I choose to walk against white supremacy and power orchestration. I choose to get my feet wet and step into the spiral pull of politics…”

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The How Series: What is Going on inside a Therapist’s Head?

Working as a counselor, I often come across sharing from clients on their experiences in the therapeutic relationship, yet little is heard from the professional on how he/she actually experiences the relationship. I remember myself also as a student client in the personal therapy, and all I wanted to investigate was how the counselor was…

The Art of Haircut: Freedom from Trauma…or Not

Our Hair is… Hair (head) is one of the major characteristics of the human beings from many other living creatures. It serves as the thermal regulation and the sensory functions, which the biological functions rather go unnoticeable compared with the much greater social significance, e.g. gender, culture, job status or religion, etc. On the personal…

What Exactly is Empathy? (Part 2)

Part One of Article – What Exactly is Empathy? (Part One)  3. Empathy is a Special Being with Another Person. “The special being with another person – called as empathy…An element which is extremely important in understanding the personality dynamics and for affecting changes in personality, human behavior.”   – Carl Rogers, Extracted from his seminar on…

What Exactly is Empathy? (Part 1)

After writing my first article sharing on empathy (Learning Empathy: Why Do We Need It?)  , I received with interest and gratitude a few warm replies on the interest at understanding about empathy from the different perspectives. Therefore I would like to draw from my different learning experiences to give a summary on how I…