Does your life feel like it is dull, and boring, with nothing to look forward to?
As you watch the family drama unfold before your eyes as an audience member viewing a performance such as “True West” written by Sam Shepard it is hard to not think about the characters in your own story.
Help clients experience the steadiness and continuity of their mind that is underneath mental events like emotions.
Imagine oneself as a mountain as a method of grounding in the face of mental events like emotions.
This segment guides you through a sitting meditation with breath as the primary object of awareness.
This practice is a guided imagery useful for grounding and connectedness.
This intervention is useful for helping children more tangibly understand how they display or hide feelings from others in their life. This can be a helpful intervention to gather information and reflect what can be worked on in the therapy setting.
This practice can help clients accept and face shame, and practice attending to it and distracting from it.
Accepting our own vulnerability is made easier when give ourselves compassion. Use this self-compassion break with clients in session or encourage them to use it on their own when working with difficult or vulnerable emotions.