About me – Borana Taraj
« Prevention is better than cure! »
I have a background in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Florence. Since 2018, I decided to explore the wonderful world of human emotions, psychology and therapeutic approaches for a better well-being and global health of the person through a certified training in Gestalt therapy, as well as workshops and trainings in non-violent communication, ethnopsychiatry, group management, leadership, etc.
Careful to my personal story and life experiences, I have also specialised in the symbolic language of chronic illness through book reading, writing, personal experimentation, as well as self-exploration workshops in meditation, women’s circles, etc.
As a professional therapist, I propose my services to clients who have a desire or need to know themselves better and conduct a calmer and more fulfilled life.
Taking care of our psychological and emotional health is a daily task: like eating, protecting ourselves from the cold or heat, washing ourselves, etc.
Often, we decide to go to therapy when there is a relational or emotional emergency and the suffering is already very (too?) big.
I invite you to work together towards the path of prevention. I will be your guidance to allow you to (re)learn to take care of your psychological and emotional health. How? By consciously choosing to make regular small steps towards a more stable personal well-being, a little each day, each week, each month etc.
Therapy: a path to live
I propose to walk with you along your existential journey for the needed time that we will agree together as therapist and client. You are the expert of your personal history, your emotions, your feelings, your body, your uniqueness.
My role will be to awaken you to better perceive your thoughts, your emotions, your feelings in order to make them conscious and bring about the desired change in your life. Our main working tool will be through conversations; silence will also be welcome in our therapeutic relationship. We will work together to find ways to open new emotional doors, to deal with painful thoughts, to normalize what may be perceived as shameful, difficult, complicated, and to new ways of seeing the world. Seeing the world differently is possible!
Here are a few examples (not exhaustive) of how we can work together in a therapeutic setting. If you have any doubts, please do not hesitate to contact me:
- Knowing yourself and your uniqueness and learning to take care of yourself;
- Learning to co-exist with your emotional environment (family, work, friendships, love etc.);
- Learning to deal with loss of meaning, anxiety, etc;
- Being the actor of changes in your own life.
Do you have questions ?ps
The results vary from one person to another. Therapy allows you to put into words things which will let you draw a line under these problems, or find the causes and explanations which will make you stronger and more able to manage your emotions towards these problems.
Therapy for depression
Diagnosing oneself as suffering from depression or not is not always possible. For a professional opinion, you are advised to speak to your therapist
Certain medical and physiological causes can sometimes bring about depressive episodes, for example. More specific mental disorders can also lead to […]