Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Blake Griffin Edwards is a licensed marriage and family therapist and behavioral health executive in Washington State.
#4 — Stay in the moment of what you have seen and heard from clients, and within the scope of treatment, without speculating about goings-on outside of sessions.
As the walls rise, we have increasing difficulty hearing, or understanding, one another. In other words, empathy is a precursor to mutuality.
A sputtering of formative anxiety is passed along from generation to generation. The family unconscious drives identity, etching itself into personality.
Systemic psychotherapists see potential linkages, and power, between their client and every other person, challenge, and opportunity in their world.
Few facets of society are as misunderstood and underappreciated as the intangible, psychological dynamics taking place within the emotional systems of our families.
Responsive parenting requires attunement to your unique child. Yet these seven principles are consistently applicable to children of any age or temperament.