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Facticity
This is a concept advanced by Martin Heidegger to speak about natural human limits affecting our capacity to make absolute choices about our existence.
Fairy Tale
Fairy tales have been described as vehicles for the human psyche, lending themselves more to universality than depicting any one culture or social attitude. Where fables, folktales, and myths tend to have a lesson to be taught (very entrenched in social values and cultural influence), fairy tales represent the wishes, fears, hopes, and dreams of humans across cultures.
Family Issues
Family issues refers to the truth that no set of persons in a family can attain complete connection, simply because there are always shortcomings in personal development.
Feeling
The word 'feeling' is one of the most difficult words within psychotherapy because it has so many meanings.
Fees
All the members of the site are trained professional psychotherapists in private practice. They charge fees for the work they perform, after the first free consultation.

Please note that psychotherapy is not covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).
Ferenczi, Sandor Ferenczi
One of Freud's earliest collaborators and friends, a brilliant practitioner and proponent of mutual analysis.
Focusing
Focusing is an approach developed by Eugene Gendlin from the University of Chicago. Through a series of specific steps which can be learned, a person is able to realize how difficulties, problems, confusions, or generally where we are stuck, are all carried in the body in a certain way which Gendlin calls a “felt sense”. Focusing is experiencing “how the body carries a whole problem”.
Formative Psychology
Founded by Stanley Keleman as a method to teach individuals to participate in their own growth process.

The most advanced form of body psychology, it emphasizes the use of voluntary effort to organize and disorganize patterns of behaviour. Through this process we learn how to use ourselves more effectively and to grow into our deepest and most authentic potential self.
Freedom
The freedom to act, think, feel and be are variously understood within the psychotherapeutic traditions current today.
Freud, Sigmund Freud
The founder of the psychoanalytic approach to psychodynamic therapy, Sigmund Freud was probably the greatest contributor to our understanding of the experience of being human, in the twentieth century.
Fursorge
By way of contrast with Sorge, Martin Heidegger's word for the kind of care that is not supportive of the full human experience is called Frsorge.
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