I am a mother of 2 adolescent girls; one is slowly getting out the phase (18 and a half) and the other one starting to be in it (12 and a half)…

and I look at them and re view my own adolescence….we are all mirrors to each other. WHAT i DO, say, enjoy, cry, think  is a big lake where

its waters show them images of a woman, a mother…but they know that the waters own a depth, a mistery, a story that is not yet revealed.

THIS IS THE WAY I LOOK AT  Ru and Da: A MISTERY, an unfinished story, an endless one…..

How is maternity to you? how is paternity to you daddies? enjoy and endure the journey, because both are part of it.

When i am with young men,adolescents who have HEMOPHILIA, the blood clotting disorder is a DETAIL…not more important than communicating with him about his doubts, his passions, his visions for the present/future…

NARCISUS plunged into the waters because he couldn’t recognize that he was the reflexion…he thought that the image on the waters was ANOTHER PERSON! adolescence is about starting to have consciousness of  things and aspects that aren’t easy to recognized as ours…Picture 10

About frederica cassis

My name is Frederica Dillen CASSIS, born of a Belgium mother and an Egyptian father, on the 3rd of January 1966 in Brussels, Belgium. I´ve travelled a lot, lived in many countries. Brazil is my seventh country and i live in Sao Paulo for 19 years now. Graduated in Clinical Psychology in 1991, I specialized in Junguian Psychology and in Hemophilia since then. LATEST PROJECTS: 1) Launching IN-HEMOACTION flash cards, where I added new topics like Inhibitors and their different treatments, physiotherapy and a some playful activities like video games! 2) HERO (Hemophilia Experiences Results and Opportunities) sponsored by Novo Nordisk since 2009, exploring through qualitative and quantitative analysis the psychosocial issues involving People with hemophilia, their carers and the health professionals in the treatment process. check this project in my blog www.blood4.wordpress.com Now, HERO is in Brazil! soon the results will be available. 2) P-TET (Pediatric Thrombosis Educational Tool) flash cards in evolution stage, for kids on anti-coagulant treatment...inspired on IN-HEMOACTION flashcards success. 3) I am a co-author along with psychologist Irene Fuchs and Edward Kuebler of a booklet called "Communication, love and sexuality for people with hemophilia, carriers and family" 4) an on going process of a systematic review for the Cochrane Collaboration about "psychological interventions for people with hemophilia and their families" On a more personal level i have 3 three great not anymore children :) Danaê 24, Rubi 18 and Iggy 15) and i love to jogg, dance and read. To walk and look for shells on a beach too and I discover that i love deserts...:)

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  1. […] Read the original here: RE FLEXION, REFLET, REFLEXO….i look in-me, je me regarde, olho … […]

  2. Alessandra says:

    Ica que foto maravilhosa cheia de movimento sobre um reflexo aparentemente imóvel onde requer coragem para não se tornar como Narciso, talvez um cego de si mesmo… Bela reflexão do mistério de podermos, ou não, ter propriedade do que vemos! As vezes ser como Narciso é mais comodo porem sem crescimento…enxergar, sentir a se próprio requer muitas olhadas no lago!
    Um grande abraço

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