Loneliness is a serial killer

Loneliness is a serial killer

Loneliness is a serial killer By Benjamin Schoendorff How the science of social connection can help end the massacre? One of the greatest risk factors for early death, on par with smoking and twice as deadly as obesity or alcohol, is loneliness. We can die from being...
When a client relapses

When a client relapses

When a client relapses By Benjamin Schoendorff Sue had been doing great. A small, plucky lady beset by panic attacks, she had completed twelve sessions of beautiful and meaningful therapy that had helped her face her anxiety with compassion and kindness. I had been...
10 years of ACT

10 years of ACT

10 years of ACT By Benjamin Schoendorff Ten years ago, I was training to become a CBT therapist. I had a strong interest in mindfulness. When my life was chaotic, back in 1994, a friend had taken me to a Zen dojo in a small Paris backstreet. There, in a small and...
ACT Matrix and Trauma

ACT Matrix and Trauma

ACT Matrix and Trauma By Benjamin Schoendorff John came to consult me for marital and work difficulties. He doesn’t recognize himself. He gets angry at his kids and wife, and just got fired from his work after a blowout at his boss. As we start working together, he...