on the road toward congruence

21 11 2009

happy.

i took a risk to talk about my feelings and needs in an honest and non-reactive manner. i did not discount myself or other people or present context. i was myself. i kept my self-worth intact.

According to Satir’s model of therapy, an individual manifests congruence when he or she:

– takes risks on his or her wn behalf, even before settling fears.

– replies to questions directly.. instead of first asking “why do you want to know?”

– listens to his or her intuition.. for new possibilities, choices, resolutions..

– names specific desires without giving a long rationale.

 

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2 responses

21 11 2009
starlala

did you just do what i thought u just did?

21 11 2009
Ling

hmmm. i dont think i did what you thought i did. 🙂 i dont ve that kind of guts!
this entry shld be backdated, actually.

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