There are a couple of things that fascinate me about my job as a therapist. One is the type of issues that people need fixing and the other is what scenes come up during regression related to that.
I’ll be honest with you, sometimes I get blindsided and I have to think on my feet. I can have an expectation that what I’m going to find is neglect but actually what I find is the opposite.
TOO MUCH ATTENTION.
If, when I ask my client’s inner child “are you happy?” and the response is “yes, I’m so happy, I couldn’t want for anything more, my childhood is perfect, I like it here, I want to stay”…
I see a red flag .
Not that your childhood shouldn’t be safe and affirming, but if you’re coming to me with an issue and you’re telling me your childhood was perfect, I know we need to dig deeper.
Now what I start to look for is something called enmeshment or covert...