Do your clients ever ask you 'why did I do that'?
Do they wonder why they sometimes self sabotage or act against their own self interests?
This book is the answer.
It will guide you to help them to untangle the strange reasons why we all make bad decisions in life from time to time. And in understanding this, they’ll understand themselves, and they’ll be able to make better decisions in the future.
In this book, you will discover:
How you can be manipulated through your natural need for attention
How the need to feel safe and secure can lead to chronic anxiety and people-pleasing – and could land you in a cult
How the need for love and intimacy can lead to you accepting abuse and tolerating toxic relationships
How the need to feel a sense of control can ruin relationships, cause political tyranny, and lead to depression
How the need for community and connection can lead to distress, cruelty, and self-destruction
How the need for status can lead to bullying and self-destruction
How the diverted drive for meaning and challenge can wreak havoc in your life
This book will show you how to help your clients stop your unmet emotional needs messing up their lives – and how to start feeling happier and make better decisions today.
If you are a therapist or coach of any persuasion; counsellor, psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, life coach, bodyworker, in fact anyone who works in the helping professions, you will glean valuable, actionable ideas, tips and techniques from the Uncommon Practitioner Series of books.
This book is also useful for anyone wanting to better understand human nature – you don’t have to be a mental health practitioner to get something from it. It’s written in a clear language that’s easy for everyone to understand.