J. Marshall Jenkins

Author, Therapist, Spiritual Director

The good talking about it will do

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted (Matthew 5:4). From time to time I encounter the begrudging psychotherapy patient who feels defeated for not finding the way out of the dark alone.  The patient says, “I don’t see what good talking about it will do.”   This reticence can stem from rugged individualism, […]