PHILOSOTHERAPY

Article: What is Philosotherapy

Many people who are suffering from very real and distressing problems are hesitant to seek professional advice because of the social stigma which still prevails, however unfairly, on those who undergo psychiatric, or even psychological, treatment. The situation is doubly unfair considering the fact that, for the most part, the problems requiring solution can by […]

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TO AN UNNAMED ISLAND CONTINENT

Poem: To An Unnamed Island Continent

TO AN UNNAMED ISLAND CONTINENT Plain upon plain upon plain Distance has no meaning here Marked out neatly in anthill monuments to nothing. Saltpans dreaming whitely of long dead seas Blunted mountains conceding slow defeat to erosion. And yet Here on the coast Crammed into their five cities The newcomers vociferously proclaim the name “Australia” […]

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THE WELL-DRESSED MAN

Poem: The Well-dressed man

He was there, of course, at the Races His clothes murmuring quietly of Saville Row. And later, at the Ball, resplendent in tails, Diamond studs gleaming (but in the best possible taste). And at the Garden Party Where we finally lost patience And squirted him in the crotch with a garden hose Making it appear […]

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STILL LIFE

Poem: Still Life

An apple – a pear – a wooden dish And one flower, lonely in a vase Is still life A frozen moment of eternity. You need only to look to see A shining live apple. Look very closely – Look At the ruby red richness merging into the acid green. The highlight of an unseen […]

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PHILOSOTHERAPY

Article: Philosotherapy

Currently I am in practice in Melbourne work with people in a philosophical capacity regarding significant personal problems. I believe that many, if not most, problems at present referred to psychologists and even psychiatrists, are basically philosophical and as such would be better treated by a person whose professional training and special skills are better […]

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