As a therapist, have you ever struggled valiantly, but hopelessly against the entrenched resistance of a client who says they are desperate to change, but are actually digging their heels in at every turn, reacting with “yes, but …” to each and every suggestion?
These kinds of situations can often leave you with the sense that you are much more invested in their self-actualisation than they are, and that your therapeutic efforts on their behalf are somewhat like Sisyphos pushing the boulder uphill.
Approach/issue: Group therapy
Jane Czyzselska considers the psychology of group interaction in the new era of President Trump.
I recently met with Suzanna and Madeleine to discuss their Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy course to find out more about their approach and who this training might be most relevant for.
David Smith trained with Tavistock Relationships and has been working as a psychotherapy counsellor for over five years.
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