Being on the receiving end of someone’s negative carping is demoralizing and downright depressing. Here I want to address how we can help clients become more resilient in the face of negative criticism.
Articles on: Relationships
“Why do you two hate each other so much? Why don’t you just get a divorce?” I asked, interrupting the pattern of their well-practised bickering.
Some of your clients will be in the kind of relationships that can be saved, made whole again. That’s where you come in.
Dealing with toxic people is difficult, and a good therapist needs to show their clients how.
Here are 5 tips to help you help a client who may be stuck in the web of a sociopathic narcissist (or someone with ‘Narcissistic Personality Disorder’).
You and I know that a healthy, loving, secure and mutually respectful relationship shelters us from life’s storms and gives us solace, stimulation and support. Healthy relationships are good for us.
We talk of the ‘pain’ of break up and this word is more accurate than you might have realised. When we feel rejected from a relationship, the same parts of the brain that process physical pain become active.