The Reflective Eclectic

Fifty Minutes Set Apart

Psychotherapy’s fraught relationship with time

Keith R Wilson
Invisible Illness
Published in
6 min readAug 9, 2020


Image by Deux-chi, Flickr

When you meet with me, you and I are not alone. We share the psychotherapy session with an ordinary, unobtrusive, but tyrannical object. A clock.

My relationship with the clock is a troubled one. Sometimes it’s my savior, my teammate, my partner, other…