Shtisel
Recently I have been watching the new series of ‘Shtisel’, an Israeli television drama set in an orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem. Although the world of ‘Shtisel’ might seem strange to many of us, for me, it is a narrative about families, dreams and ghosts. We are all haunted by our pasts. We all inherit […]
Is Your Therapist a Monster?
‘Stories are wild creatures…when you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’ (Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls, p.61) For me, there are many connections between literature and therapy and I often find myself thinking about stories through a therapeutic lens. This occasional blog sketches out some of these reflections. … Stories are […]

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