Relationship is the goal of therapy

As a therapist in my early days, I got reprimanded for privileging relational connection, trust and safety. Somehow, the attention (then) was on being distanced, formal and objective. The persona of the therapist was bigger than their personhood. Authenticity didn’t have a place inside the room. Therapeutic success was measured when the client(s) went outsideContinue reading “Relationship is the goal of therapy”