THE TOWER OF BABEL SYNDROME
THE KEY ISSUE:
A PERSON-CENTERED THERAPEUTIC APPROACH
"I got very angry when they kept asking me if I would do it again. They were not interested in my feelings. Life is not such a matter-of-fact thing and, if I was honest, I could not say if I would do it again or not. What was clear to me was that I could not trust any of these doctors enough to really talk openly about myself."
"… if we want to affect the behaviors and beliefs of the person in front of us, we need to first understand what goes on inside their head and go along with how their brain works."
(The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others, Tali Sharot, 2017, p.7)
"When we are able to formulate the right story, and it is heard in the right way by the right listener, we are able to deal more effectively with the experience."
(Adler, H.M. 1997, The history of the present illness as treatment: Who is listening and why does it matter? J American Board Family Pract, 10: 28-35.)
(The Best Way To Save People From Suicide by Jason Cherkis, Huffpost)