The Therapist's Toolbox is like taking several years of seminars and reading a book or two. It is a time-saving and cost effective manual full of tried-and-tune techniques for enhancing therapeutic intervention with clients, written by a discerning and seasoned practitioner.
Aimed at practice with individual adults and couples, this manual is a collection of nonsense, helpful techniques drawn from Susan E. Carrell's vast experience throughout her career. Each technique is complete and easy to implement in a single session. The author's jargon-free, down-to-earth writing style makes each technique easy to understand and effective to use. Carrell provides treatment objective and diagnostic aids to help the clinician meet requirements for treatment planning, as well extensive examples from her own practice.
Chapter 17: A Soulful Relationship: Nurturing the Mythical, Magical Images of Love
A Soulful Relationship: Nurturing the Mythical, Magical Images of Love
Part of healing a wounded relationship, or creating stronger ties in a loosely knit one, is the communication of matters deeply personal. As therapists working with couples trying to heal the wound or bridge the gap between them, our job is to provide opportunities in which they can express the essence of their affection for one another.
The expression of deeply held feelings is a stumbling block for many of the people who seek our help. I think it is important to offer opportunities for expression that go beyond the speaking/writing mode. This tool taps into the creative/artistic resources of just about anyone. (Note: This tool is ...