Mick Cooper discusses how a therapist can help a client weed out and examine negative thoughts, using these thoughts to catalyze therapeutic insight(s). For example, if an adult client thinks of the world as a critical and harsh place, it may be an opportunity for the therapist to help them explore the impact of negative childhood experiences on their current perception of the world.
Helping clients understand their thinking
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Cooper, M. (Academic). (2015). Helping clients understand their thinking [Video]. SAGE Knowledge. https://www.doi.org/10.4135/9781473935273
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