Let's Talk Therapy - 24:10:2021, 20

SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B overview what it means to go through therapy. SPEAKER B mentions that psychotherapy is a deeper study of who you are and who you want to be, and counseling is shorter, more focused on one issue. SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B talk about working with people lying down. SPEAKER B discusses mindfulness, which is a form of meditation.

SPEAKER B talks about how breathing is essential for mindfulness because it has an automatic calming effect. The Speakers discuss breathing and meditation, and SPEAKER B notes that therapy can be a way to reformat a person’s life. SPEAKER B mentions a relationship breakdown.

SPEAKER B says the person has to understand they’re the common factor in the conflict. SPEAKER B notes that in the first meeting they need to ask difficult questions. SPEAKER E says they don’t respect therapy because they’re scientists.

SPEAKER B notes that people think they can’t change their life, but the reality is you can make new neural pathways any time. SPEAKER A talks about a typical age of people who come for therapy and the high male suicide rate. The Speakers talk about addiction and social media.

SPEAKER B and SPEAKER A discuss the compulsion to do the behavior that generates the addiction. SPEAKER B notes that you might take medication to increase dopamine levels, and that exercise and being in the perfect family are good. SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B discuss what it takes to be the number one. SPEAKER A mentions that it’s about recognizing that you need to do more than the next person.

SPEAKER B talks about how people develop an inequity when they’re not good enough and have to work harder, and that it’s a recipe for selfdestruction. SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B discuss trauma and bereavement. SPEAKER B says people that have lost a significant person in their life early on are at risk for addiction.

SPEAKER B mentions that there’s a lot of expectation that people are expected to get over things quickly, and that it’s different for everyone. SPEAKER B discusses a grief journey and says clients find the model helpful. SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B discuss face to face work and body work.

SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B talk about how long a therapy session lasts. SPEAKER B says they would have a structure. SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B discuss the homework they give people. SPEAKER B discusses couples therapy and how couples listen to each other.

SPEAKER A notes that when we’re communicating, we’re just giving our point of view. SPEAKER B notes that when they work with a dream, they get the client to tell the dream as if it’s happening now. SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B talk about nightmares. SPEAKER B notes that there’s a message there.

SPEAKER A mentions that the dream of flying or falling in is fascinating. SPEAKER B and SPEAKER A talk about dreams being about creativity and bringing forward ideas. SPEAKER B notes that to find someone you feel comfortable with. SPEAKER A and SPEAKER B discuss azalea therapy services.