Gabriella Kortsch, Ph.D. (Psychology) is author of four books: the bestselling Rewiring the Soul (2011), The Tao of Spiritual Partnership (2012), The Power of Your Heart: Loving the Self (2013), and Emotional Unavailability & Neediness: Two Sides of the Same Coin (2014).
"Rewiring the Soul" has also been translated to German "Deine Seele und Du" (2015) and to Spanish "Reconectar con el Alma" (2016).
She works in private practice as an integral (holistic) psychotherapist, relationship and life coach with an international clientele in southern Spain using an integral focus on body, mind and soul. Also an international speaker, she teaches workshops, posts on her blogs, and publishes a monthly newsletter in English, Spanish, and German. Her weekly 1-hr radio show broadcast from 2003-2010 and is still available for listening on her website. She is the mother of three sons.
Neediness and emotional unavailability are two sides of the same coin because both are based on a lack of self love, a fear of love and the hurt that love can engender due to the vulnerability that being in love generally evokes. A person may live out one side of the coin (neediness) in several relationships and then - in a new relationship - may find him or herself living out the other side of the coin (emotional unavailability). Emotional unavailability and neediness do not tend to be deliberate
Not loving the self, or simply not knowing about the importance of loving the self, or never having learned to love the self results in some of the most profound pain a human being can experience. You may believe that the pain of loss, abuse, abandonment, or disloyalty is the deepest pain, and in some sense you are right. But it is precisely by not loving the self, or not knowing how to love the self, that the other kinds of pain manage to get an iron grip on our hearts, because if we did love the
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