The Power of Space: A Journey of Self-Exploration and Connection
Today, we’d like to delve into a topic that’s been on our minds lately – the profound importance of physical space in our lives and in our therapeutic journey. This reflection has been inspired by a recent change in our own environment – our move to a new office.
The Power of Space
Physical space is more than just a location or a setting. It’s an integral part of our lived experience, shaping our thoughts, feelings, and interactions. It’s where we engage with the world, form relationships, and discover ourselves.
In existential-humanistic phenomenology, ‘being in space’ holds a special significance. It’s about being present, being aware, and being open to the possibilities that each moment brings. It’s about exploring our inner world and our relationships with others. It’s about connecting with the world around us in meaningful ways.
Space in Therapy
In therapy, the physical space in which we meet plays a crucial role. It’s not just a room with chairs and a table. It’s a safe haven, a place where we can explore our deepest thoughts and feelings without judgment. It’s a space where we can be our authentic selves and feel seen, heard, and understood.
Our Journey to a New Space
Recently, we embarked on a journey to a new physical space – our new office. This wasn’t just a move from one location to another. It was a transition that mirrored our own journey of growth and evolution.
Our new office is a testament to our commitment to creating a space that respects your individuality and honors your unique journey. It’s a space that invites openness, encourages exploration, and fosters connection.
Being in Space: An Invitation to Explore and Connect
We invite you to be in space with us. To explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. To connect with yourself, with others, and with the world in a deeper, more meaningful way.
Our new office is more than just our new physical location. It’s a symbol of our growth, our evolution, and our commitment to creating a space that supports your journey of self-exploration and connection.
Join Us in Our Journey
We’re excited to continue our journey with you, in our new space and beyond. We look forward to supporting you as you explore, connect, and grow.
Remember, the most important space is the one we create within ourselves and with each other. Here’s to exploring, connecting, and growing together, in all the spaces we inhabit.
Justin Rock, Partner at Live True and Chair of Clinical Services, holds a BA in Philosophy and an MA in Marriage, Couples, and Family Therapy from Lewis & Clark College. He is deeply invested in existential-humanistic therapy, exploring the intricacies of human consciousness and how we can use our understanding of the human psyche to access a greater sense of choice in our lives. Justin is also an Adjunct Professor at Lewis & Clark, where he shares his passion for therapy with the next generation of practitioners.
When he’s not with clients or students, you might find him embracing the unpredictability of a golf game, deeply engaged in a strategic board game, or delving into philosophical studies. Justin is inspired by Leonard Cohen’s words, “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in,” and he brings this blend of empathy, fun, and earnest commitment to his work, helping others navigate their unique paths towards self-discovery and growth with integrity and humanity.