Last week en blog we were talking a bit about the need for therapy and about the "true Aussie [as elsewhere also, not just in the Land DownUnder] reluctance to ask for help, the "fix it myself", etc.
Gary [a greater OZ-Man than whom there is no other. . lol ]responded to Greg and to all of us about sometimes an outsider can be more objective about a situation than those of us actually involved.
I'd like to add a bit more about directive and nondirective therapies, maybe some about cognitive thereapy, and then go on from there.
(psychology) Type of psychotherapy in which the patient is in the dominant position and is given complete freedom to express herself or himself.