Therapy as a Modern Rite of Passage- Part 1

“You must give birth to your images. They are the future waiting to be born. Fear not the strangeness you feel. The future must enter you long before it happens. Just wait for the birth, for the hour of the new clarity.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

As we journey through life, we may find ourselves scared or anxious, uncomfortable and worried as we let go of one stage of life, step into the new or unknown, while trying to make friends with the discomfort. And in so doing, we find the courage to step into the next phase of our lives.

In many cultures, such transitions are marked with rites of passage. Rites of Passage are as varied as cultures and have served an important role in bringing communities together to mark an ending and commemorate a new beginning. In fact, a rite of passage is an established way to make sense of two questions that every therapist is familiar with: Read more…

 

One thought on “Therapy as a Modern Rite of Passage- Part 1

  1. What a wonderful approach to therapy! I love that it’s about guiding individuals through transitions and celebrating change, supporting each individual’s courage, and strength to begin a new phase with a new template.

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