Column: Five things now as a psychotherapist nerves

work as a psychotherapist has changed as a result of the pandemic and the mitigation measures imposed, in some cases dramatically. Probably the most serious dif

Column: Five things now as a psychotherapist nerves

work as a psychotherapist has changed as a result of the pandemic and the mitigation measures imposed, in some cases dramatically. Probably the most serious difference is that therapy for reasons of the infection protection takes place much more often by Video. But also the relationship between therapist and Patient has changed, not least because we're suddenly together in a great crisis, which affects us often in many areas of life equally.

A model therapist speaks reflects and is transparent about everything that is going on in him. This should, of course, to be annoyed. At the same time, is to be annoyed is not a good therapeutic attitude. Who is annoyed that the emotional interior, the therapist needs to be professional missing. The question is, what are the five things just in the psychotherapy of nerves, so it can be partially answered only with the help of gentle irony. With irony of which, you want to misunderstand, is also designed like as unprofessionalism. It is a Dilemma. But to be able to dilemmas endure, is fortunately a therapeutic cardinal virtue, we are usually well practiced.

1. The curiosity

the patient with always bring a lot of, when you come into the practice. The way you dress, move, how they smell, with which is the voting location, you start the conversation. A good therapist is in a Situation like this, curious and at the same time restrained enough to only ask the questions, the therapist will result in Japanese sense. At least on the level of relationship. The innocuous question of where the new sweater was purchased, can be at least talked as a therapeutic measure nice to have a good working relationship.

The video therapy now offers an unprecedented insight into the life world of the patient. Alone the shelf in the Background raises a lot of questions. But it really has a therapeutic function, to ask how you can seriously have a neon yellow lava lamp to your room? And who was the man that ran in there just by the picture? For the curious therapists the video therapy is, without question, an additional variety to verse yous.

2. Poor Internet connection

imagine that you have a therapist that always, if you have something Humorous to tell, with a stone face, sitting there, and suddenly, suddenly, laying eight, if you over the shallows of your soul speak. It may be that your therapist has a Problem. If you do video therapy, but it may also be good that you have a bad Internet connection.

you can't imagine how annoying something like that is for a therapist who imagines himself much on his ability to fine nuances to recognize and to match it reagierenzu can. The work of the important Parts is to answer the verbal and non-verbal Utterances of the patient is appropriate, because in the therapeutic space not only on the issues of the patient being worked on, but in the therapeutic relationship, new relationship experiences arise. That, for example, it is okay to be angry about his therapist and to be able to Express.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 08:19

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