What is Emotional Abuse?

Emotional abuse is one of the hardest forms of abuse to recognise. Jean-Claude Chalmet, Founder and lead therapist at The Place Retreat centre in Bali gives an insightful interview on the subject. In his explanation of the insidious nature of emotional abuse, he says, “You can’t take an x-ray or an MRI of emotional abuse.” There are […]

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Milano Event – Who are you? Part 2

In our recent blog, Who are you? Part 1, Jean-Claude Chalmet opened the discussion on why we should be thinking more deeply about ourselves. This 2-part blog is based on the content of a lecture Jean Claude Chalmet gave at the Kenta Foundation in Milan on mental health in business and society. Jean Claude Chalmet is a psychotherapist, […]

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Milano Event – Who are you? Part 1

In Milan, Jean-Claude Chalmet explains why we should be thinking more deeply about ourselves   When Jean-Claude Chalmet, founder of The Place Retreats centre in Bali, gave a lecture at the Kenta Foundation in Milan on mental health in business and society, he started by asking the audience, “Who are you?” Not to elicit names or exchange […]

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Christmas with the in-laws: a survival guide

Psychotherapist Jean-Claude Chalmet has practical advice on spending time with the extended family Families, no matter how warm and loving, are rarely straightforward. And our relationships with our in-laws are traditionally among the trickiest — for the very good reason that these people aren’t related to us by blood, only circumstance. Most of us, when […]

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