I had a strange experience when I was reading issue 3 of TILT Magazine. Not just the usual “oh that’s interesting”, but a cascade of related responses, each one adding to the previous one as I read through the pieces. The authors in question and the phrases in their pieces were:
Paul Silverman – Navigating Conflicts by Email:
“Email communicates words and words only”
Jean-Anne Sutherland – Reel Culture:
“What is ‘real’ to one individual or group may indeed appear crazy to another”
Ralph Friesen – A Day in the Life of an Online Therapist: Recognising ‘presence’ of each other in their written words:
“…and in this experience of mutual presence – which sometimes seems to create a Presence with a capital ‘p’…”
… read the complete story ~ http://issuu.com/onlinetherapyinstitute/docs/tilt_issue5_final?mode=window&pageNumber=9
This article first appeared in the January 2012 issue of TILT Magazine ~ Therapeutic Innovations in Light of Technology.
Joy Waddington has 20 years counselling experience, the last five years supporting people in the aftermath of trauma. She is now building her own business working with people specifically through the medium of therapeutic writing. She believes in teaching people tools for life for self-help and is particularly interested in working with people in transition. She works with people face-to-face and online.
Joy lives in North Yorkshire, UK and can be contacted currently through: SoulWrites@hotmail.co.uk