Communication, Conflict, Dating, Emotions / Feelings, Relationships

How Should I Bring It Up? Tips for raising sensitive subjects (Part 1 of 2)

A great deal of the work I do with clients are helping them 1) identify what they are feeling/needing and 2) finding ways to express what they are feeling/needing. Feelings exist for all of us, whether we're able to put words to the feelings or not.  Some of us are more naturally in tune with… Continue reading How Should I Bring It Up? Tips for raising sensitive subjects (Part 1 of 2)

Emotions / Feelings

The Nuance of Emotion

One piece of work I do regularly with my clients is help them better understand the nuance of their feelings/emotions.  Often someone will come in and tell me they feel "bad" or "pissed off" - perfectly legit ways to feel - but a little further digging into the context of the feelings often reveals that… Continue reading The Nuance of Emotion