Stephen Price, D.Min.
Licensed Pastoral Psychotherapist
133 Grove Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458
One way to define psychotherapy is from its roots. Psycho comes from the word psyche, meaning soul. Therapy comes from the word to heal or to cure. Thus you might say that psychotherapy is “the cure of souls.” This was a phrase the church used for pastoral care back in the days before there was the word, psychotherapy. We are not islands. All of us need to share and consult and reach out to others to understand ourselves and to work through problems and conflicts. Usually this takes place among friends or family. But sometimes it is more helpful to talk to a trained person who is unbiased and confidential and probably more objective than many of our friends and family. As psychotherapists, w
Carl Hindy, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, NH Licensed Psychologist
120 Main Street, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060
Psychotherapy is a special opportunity to explore your thoughts, feelings, and goals with a professional who is non-judgmental yet circumspect and experienced in helping you to better understand yourself. But understanding is not enough, as we well know. In psychotherapy, you will be encouraged and supported in applying your understanding: in trying new behaviors, in gently expanding your "comfort zone," in bringing some personal goals that previously may have felt "far-fetched" within reach. I believe that we all need to feel that we are making progress in our lives ... feel that we are "getting somewhere" in life, and this gives us meaning and direction.