Date Archives August 2015

Issue 20: Getting Your Clients ‘In on the Affirming Act’

A central tenet of client centered work is that the client’s understanding of themselves and their lives is privileged over what the counselling professional may think or believe they ‘know’ about the client. The client is considered the expert in their lives. This core idea can guide all aspects of our communications with our client. This includes the skill of affirming. When we focus on…

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