Neurodivergent-Affirming Clinical Practices and Psychological Safety.

One of the defining competencies of psychotherapy practice is referred to as ‘safe and effective use of self’ (SEUS). This simply refers to how therapists use their own experiences and understanding of themselves to help their clients. It’s about being aware of how our own thoughts, feelings, and behaviours affect the therapy relationship, and using that self-awareness for the benefit of the therapeutic work.

Five things I’ve learned about aphantasia as a therapist

Every day decisions about the future include not being able to reasonably predict the outcome of any choice, or to be reassured by one’s own imagination of possibilities, or to be intrinsically motivated toward an imagined goal in the future. While these invisible differences seem bound to have an impact on a person living in a world that has little time for the invisible, there are also a few distinct advantages I have learned over the years, from a mental health perspective, including the different experience of grief.

Intense ADHD Emotions & Mindful Communication

Episode 8 on The Christina Crowe Podcast: making the invisible VISIBLE Despite is absence from the DSM diagnostic criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), for anyone who lives with … Read more