Who’s Practicing Your Practice?

A Handbook for Psychotherapists

by M. Dorsey Cartwright, LPC, LMFT, CCMHC

Written for all of us who’ve chosen the career of psychotherapist, this handbook offers both an invitation and a structure for exploring basic questions that influence the daily fabric of your life and your practice:

Who is practicing your practice?

We consist of many “whos,” many subpersonalities or selves. Just as our external Family of Origin greatly impacts who we are and how we experience ourselves – so does our Inner Family. Many psychotherapists who have done a great deal of  Family of Origin work can still be subtly controlled by their internal family. While your physical judgmental mother or father may no longer be a source of stress, your Inner Critical Parent may show up in certain sessions or other areas of your practice.

Who’s Practicing Your Practice? helps you discover your “whos”(selves) and guides you in deciphering the systemic code that fuels these selves. As a result:

M. Dorsey Cartwright, LPC, LMFT, CCMHC is president-elect of the Austin chapter of TAMFT. She has been training therapists in Voice Dialogue, the Psychology of Selves and the Aware Ego since 1989. She has led trainings on these topics at TAMFT, TPA, TCA, Psychotherapy Networker Symposium, Israeli Marriage and Family Conference, and Imago Relationship conferences in Atlanta, Detroit and Chicago. She and her partner, Neil Meili, developed and presented “Voice Dialogue in the Land of the Archetypes” on Mykonos, Greece. Author of the Voice Dialogue Teacher’s Training Manual, she is a senior staff person for Drs. Hal and Sidra Stone, who created Voice Dialogue.

Dorsey is also a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist and Workshop Presenter. With Dr. Bill Crawford she created Healing Your Relationships through Voice Dialogue and Imago Relationship Therapy, an audiotape series.

For ordering information: 512-444-7733 – MDCartw@aol.com