What is the Difference Between Conventional Talk Psychotherapy and Experiential Psychotherapy?

As Laura shared her story with me, her eyes filled with tears. Recognizing the emergence of emotion, I invited her to slow down and notice the physical experience of her sadness with compassion towards it. She stopped speaking and focused inward. As she did, the sadness increased allowing her tears to flow unencumbered by conflict.

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Psychotherapist & author of “It’s Not Always Depression.” On sale now! Learn about the Change Triangle and feel better.

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Hilary Jacobs Hendel

Psychotherapist & author of “It’s Not Always Depression.” On sale now! Learn about the Change Triangle and feel better.