TI07 – Transforming Difficult Experiences in Psychotherapy
Location: Cypress B
Difficulty: All Levels
Every meaningful therapy conversation includes a significant presence of difficult emotions–symptoms, responses, anger, fear, etc. We will have a conversation about how to skillfully welcome and utilize such negative experiences as integral parts of a successful, creative therapy.
- Identify at least 6 different negative experiences that are common parts of a therapy conversation.
- Describe how positive “welcoming” of these negative events can positively transform a problem into a resource.
- Discuss at least 3 general ways to do this in psychotherapy sessions.