What could be the most common question in counselling ... what about: "how do you feel about that?" Whether in-training or qualified, counsellors do use this question but what is its true purpose and intent ... and how do people who are not familiar with their feelings - or who cannot express feelings - manage this intervention? This article offers some ideas in order to be more discerning & creative with clients who struggle to be aware of emotions.
When our dog started to misbehave, we turned to a dog behaviourist for help. To our surprise, her Treatment Plan turned out to be more about us and how we felt about ourselves, than it was about the dog.