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Seeking Help

Client: Shomit, I hope you don’t mind me asking your advice about something. My friend’s husband is depressed (or has those kinds of symptoms, anyway). His behaviour when he’s low is awful, and he’s low quite a lot of the time. I think you
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Adultery

Client: I just keep going over what happened the day I discovered my husband’s affair… Shomit: Remember what we discussed at our last session about there being two parts of the brain: the so-called “adult” (in the frontal lobes) which is rational and can
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The Ethics of Manifestation

Client: Dear Shomit, I have a question that might seem a bit odd but it’s been bugging me this week. I listened to a lecture the other day that criticised people who ‘use their spiritual powers to make their lives nicer’. The lecturer
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Bereavement

Client: I am ( I don’t like to say “was”) very close to my father and he’s truly an incredible man. He died on the 25th of last month from lung cancer. I am finding this unbearable. I’m not sure what I’m supposed
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Co-dependency

Client: My mother has delegated responsibility for her happiness to me. It’s been a lifelong burden. I’m angry at her constant guilt-mongering.   Shomit: Remember the stuff we discussed about co-dependency: your mother has assumed the role of the needy one and you
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Choice

Shomit – The following is an extract from an article written by an ex-client of mine, Niamat Bakshi. I first met Niamat many years ago at the Priory, Roehampton. She was suffering from anorexia and was at a dangerously low weight. She is
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Dealing with addiction

Client: I am away on holiday and have had a relapse. I spent the day compulsively looking for ways to get around the checks I put in place – but then I slipped. This has got to stop. I’m not sure exactly what
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