We are constantly bombarded with information, new research, best practices & evidence-based interventions. It’s easy to forget that behind all of the science is people.Read More
Imagine you’re in the middle of a conversation. It’s going well. The person in front of you is opening up and it feels like they are starting to trust you. You say “tell me more” or “say more”. Suddenly, it feels like the air has been sucked out of the room.
What happened?Read More
Challenging clients don't trust you.
It may not be not be personal. Your clients may not trust the system that you represent. (Because you do represent a system or institution, whether you like it or not.) It may be the "healthcare system", for example, that they distrust or any another large, powerful institution. Whatever it is, people act out in challenging ways because they don't feel safe in the "care" that their institution offers.Read More
Do you ask “what happened to you?” instead of “what’s wrong with you?” Both questions, unfortunately, still have more in common than they do different.Read More
Question from our community:
"My 3 year old has an obsession with a mole on my arm. It's a raised mole, and he rub his finger around in a circle on it. I'd love to get him to stop because it's slowly driving me insane. But, honestly, I'm getting touched out! I don’t blame him because it seems like a sensory issue but this needs to stop! What can I do?”Read More
One trick is to having something sink in is to repeat it.Read More