Reality has a way of interfering with our carefully laid plans and theories. We’ve learned our methods and gained all our suppositions as to how clients are supposed to be and act… but then, lo and behold! The client reacts contrary to what we’ve learned. Most inconvenient! Here are some pointers to help you adapt […]
Articles on: Personal Skills
It’s not just how you’re trained that counts, but who you are and how you’ve lived. Even if you can’t put those qualities in a tight box.
We can all be trained to nod wisely at pseudo-profundity, or to spot diamonds in the dirt but miss their value. Here I present some quotes and explore whether they might actually have practical value for us beyond some mechanical buzz of “Oh, that’s so true!”
The therapeutic alliance is a base from which therapy can happen. And in order for that base to develop, we need to be a certain way for our clients.
Confidence isn’t just about certainty. We may be the professionals, but we are not all-knowing seers.
Is ‘imposter syndrome’ preventing you from doing your best work?