Skilled at the Art of Falling Apart

Phil Mollon’s new book “The Disintegrating Self: Psychotherapy of Adult ADHD, Autistic Spectrum, and Somato-psychic Disorders” has some interesting things to say about ADHD and autism and the role therapy has in helping deal with these states caused by neurobiological factors.Traditionally psychotherapy has dealt with these conditions poorly through a lack of understanding of their… Read more

The Message of the Bottle

MP Liam Byrne bravely highlighted this week the experience of children of alcoholics in his article, My dad spent 18 years trying to drink himself to death. Interestingly he remembered the periods when his father was sober as worse than when he was drunk because of the fear.  He couldn’t relax wondering when his father would change.… Read more