Month: October 2013

  • Who challenges the patient?

    “I noticed your substitution of “invitation” for “pressure”, and I think that clarifies the purpose of the intervention: to encourage collaboration and deepening the emotional connection. Why did you substitute the term “confrontation” for “challenge” and “head-on collision” in the new book?” Thanks to Maury for this question. It is easy to forget that the…

  • How do you work with the feeling of loneliness?

    “How do you work with the feeling of loneliness (or more precisely, the core feelings of sadness and longing due to loneliness). My patient feels lonely and feels sadness and longing, but her life is still not changing. Her relationships with others are somewhat better but not as much as she would like. Since she…