1.I believe that people, strong and resilient though they may be, sometimes
2.I believe that we, as social beings, require social relationships for our
well being. These relationships however, are a double-edged sword; they
are often the source of much of our heartache and struggle.
3.I believe that pain and tribulation is inevitable and necessary for growth.
However, I also believe that we have an innate and an enormous capacity
to heal and emerge even stronger from such experiences.
4.I believe that a low level of self-esteem is often at the heart of our
5.I believe that change is inevitable. It is a process and not
usually a quick fix. It requires time, effort, courage, awareness and openness.
6.I believe that unless we are in harmony with ourselves, we cannot be in
harmony with others.
7.I believe that people must be treated as a whole-and therefore, it is
critical to address issues of mind, body, spirit and environment.
8.I believe that a deeper understanding of oneself, a higher level of
awareness, and new ways to live more meaningful, happier lives are
possible through therapy.
9.I believe that a “victim mentality” is unhealthy, regardless of whether one
is a victim of trauma or unfortunate circumstances. This mentality leads to
blaming others, which does not help us to emotional well-being.
10.I believe that above all we all need to be heard, understood, accepted,
Therapy can help us achieve this.