Challenges to Connection
Author: Judith V. Jordan, Ph.D.
Patterns of violence and trauma in the culture create a context of disconnection for both therapists and clients. Typical patterns of disconnection in therapists include defensiveness, imposition of control rather than empathic responsiveness, and over-reliance on individualistic models. This paper discusses how therapists can become aware of their own patterns of disconnection and build strategies for reconnection.Download now>>