Therapists cannot ‘fix’ clients, nor is therapy synonymous with ‘advice.’ Sometimes, clients become really, really angry about this reality.
The Collective Intelligence: The 12 Cognitive Biases That Prevent You From Being Rational. Therapy essentially consists of a trained professional helping an individual to look at these areas of cognitive distortion – all things being equal, the therapist’s cognitive distortions will be less than, or different from, the client’s. We hope.
How can I provide a relationship which this person can use for his/her own personal growth? ~Carl Rogers As a clinical supervisor, one of my responsibilities is overseeing professional skill development in the interns and therapists I supervise. This is something I do willingly, having always been passionate about learning myself, and by extension, aboutContinue reading “Professional Suicide”