I have been away from my blog for a long time. Here is an update.
For the past five to six years (on and off), I have been writing a book based on my work with clients. Having worked in the helping profession for over thirty years, I wanted to share what I’ve learned.
My book’s working title is Let Things Fall Together: How to stop managing your emotions and start processing them.
Many years ago, early in my career, I got some excellent feedback from a doctor who had referred many of her patients to me. She told me that after seeing me, her patients would immediately start to make positive changes in their lives, but when asked how their sessions with me went, they’d simply respond by saying, “It was good to talk to someone.” She was confused because her patients didn’t recognize that the therapy had any impact on them.
I was delighted with her feedback and told her that they didn’t need to acknowledge me as long as she continued to refer her patients to me. We laughed.
However, I took her feedback seriously, as this was the first indication that I was doing something different from other psychologists. At the time, I didn’t know what I was doing or how I was doing it to have such a therapeutic impact. So I started to pay attention.
Good News! I have figured it out, and I want to share it with everyone. Hence the reason and drive for writing my book.
To be continued . . .
It’s good to be back!
With care and concern,