How you attach to people may explain a lot about your inner life - Deepstash

Bite‑sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

published 8 ideas

How you attach to people may explain a lot about your inner life

theguardian.com

The Way Therapy Works

There is growing research on how therapy actually works. Psychological communication, dialogue, and intervention can work even better than pills.
This seems even more intriguing when we see that there are contradictory methods deployed to cure the same kind of prob...

STASHED IN:

290

  • Some therapists are just there to listen and provide a backdrop.
  • Even the silence that they exhibit seems to kindle the patients into divulging more of their most uncomfortable truths.
  • Others keep the sequence of assignments and tests lined up, never pausing.
  • Therapis...

1

STASHED IN:

269

No particular form of therapy is proven to be better or more effective than others.

Different people prefer or respond to different forms of therapy.

STASHED IN:

238

All therapies share a bond, an emotional connection, or a collaboration between the therapist and the client(patient).

Research suggests that effective therapies use empathy, warmth, positivism, hopefulness and emotional expressiveness, whereas the ineffective ones tend to have a strict ...

1

STASHED IN:

251

If the client and the therapist share a deeper, more primal relationship, which has the same developmental characteristics as that of a mother and her child, it leads to an effective result.

2

STASHED IN:

252

Humans have an inborn, universal need for comfort, security, care and for being attached to someone. During our childhood, we are comforted and protected by the older and wiser adults, which shape our minds.

Early interactions with caregivers can dramatically affect your bel...

2

STASHED IN:

292

Problems such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, eating disorders, and alcohol/substance abuse can be treated with the patient having a new relationship.

A good therapist can temporarily become a figure of attachment, treating the patient in a way a nurturing mother would.

STASHED IN:

275

Therapists, by having regular meetings with their clients, develop a healthy intimacy, in which there is trust along with a deep understanding that increases as the sessions progress.

Eventually, the client is able to fully connect with the therapist and is also able to mirror himself.

STASHED IN:

256

0 Comments

Discover and save more ideas by creating a

FREE

Deepstash account.

Develop a

reading habit

, save

time

and create an amazing

knowledge library

.

GET THE APP: