Musings from the therapist’s chair

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Metaphors are powerful containers of meaning.  Let’s say you are talking to someone about yourself and they say, “It is like you have been swimming on the surface of your life and now you are going deeper to see what treasures you can discover.”  This simple metaphor gives definition to your process and builds courage to swim even deeper. Benton Lutz is a psychotherapist in private practice in Beaufort.