Broad and General Techniques

  • Paying attention
  • Listening
  • Contradicting the distress
  • Loaning confidence
  • Putting attention away from distress and on reality
  • Directions
  • Repeating phrases (repeating a key phrase over and over)
  • Allowing the client to rehearse the distress while being pleased with the client and unbothered by the distress
  • Self-appreciation
  • Validation
  • Discharging on earliest memories
  • Taking responsibility for everything
  • Acting as our inherent, human selves
  • Participating in rational activities
  • Taking action now and discharging later
  • Goal-setting
  • Taking or offering a different viewpoint than the one the client had been holding
  • Planning to live every moment well
  • Strategizing for re-emergence
  • Playing games
  • Keeping client's and counselor's notebooks up to date


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