"It's Not Rocket Science"?
are many answers to that question.
For example, the statement
is meant to be ironic. Psychotherapy is both technical and non-technical,
an art and a science. It deals with emotional functioning and yet
uses our abilities to observe and to think clearly. It involves
both rational thought and creativity.
Also, emotional processes
are not mechanical. They do not involve cause-and-effect relationships.
Rather, they invoke "triangles" and relate to circular
functioning. From this way of thinking, a major benefit results:
A circle allows many points of interruption in the repeating patterns
of our lives. With that in mind, we can more easily identify those
patterns, the part each individual plays in those patterns, and
begin the supported experiment to create change.
Additionally, the end
product is not merely a destination. The goals of all my services
are not restricted to symptom relief, or increased productivity
or creativity, or better martial communication. The overall effects
expand to all areas of our lives.
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