Daily Archives: April 6, 2019

What’s something a therapist knows that would scare most people?

To live is to suffer, to feel pain, to struggle. There are good moments, too. But most of us need to give up the idea of banning pain and suffering from our lives.

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Do therapists ever feel emotionally vulnerable with clients?

Put it this way, you wouldn’t want to be in therapy with a person unable to be vulnerable to you, your thoughts, feelings, fears, dreams. It’s an important tenant of process-relational philosophy we must first be vulnerable to the experiences … Continue reading

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Therapists, do you like your clients on a personal level or is it part of the job so they trust and open up to you?

Interesting question, Hayden. At this point in my career, I only work with people I like. If in the initial contact I find an open dislike for a new client I work really hard in that initial session to understand … Continue reading

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