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Being Human

Aug 23, 2022

Welcome to Episode 88 of the Being Human Podcast: When Things Go Wrong, w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace (Certification Series: Part 5 of 12)

Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace join Dr. Greg again this week for a conversation exploring ways that we are wounded in relationships, unhealthy behaviors that can manifest as a result, and the ways our model can help clients gain freedom from problematic patterns of relating. This episode is an introduction to what’s involved in the second-level Psychology course of our new Certification!

Discussed in this episode:

  • The hurt we experience in relationships and how it manifests in defense mechanisms, faulty assumptions, and problematic patterns of relating; 
  • Assessing, addressing, and processing the dynamics of interactions with clients;
  • “I hate you – don’t leave me”: conceptualization of cases as a way to aid clients in recognizing unhealthy relational patterns;
  • The goal of Mentorship as helping clients recognize particular ways they were hurt in relationship, current problematic patterns of relating to others, and ways to correct them; 
  • The Certification’s focus on equipping students with what is essential to accompaniment;
  • Differences between the first and second levels of Certification;
  • The weight of responsibility clinicians have to their clients;  
  • The importance of ongoing supervision and seeking out continual growth as a clinician; 

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