Written in a conversational and engaging style, this updated and expanded Third Edition of Thriving! helps future counselors and therapists to succeed in their training and professional development throughout their graduate careers. This informative and inspirational book includes an overview of the literature, personal accounts from students, practical tips/activities, and the latest coverage of such topics as advances in neuroscience research, crisis intervention, and more!
Chapter 6: Being With Others
Being With Others
All real living is meeting.
It takes one kind of mind to absorb facts, and another to absorb the presence of another human being.
As you begin your graduate training, you quickly become aware that you are entering a whole new educational culture, one much different from your undergraduate experiences. You are no longer thrown in with other students as a matter of chance; you share a dream with those around you of becoming a counselor or therapist. There is a different feeling as you join with others to pursue not only training goals and a degree but also a new concept of who you are. Together, you are reaching for something that is not entirely known but that ...