In this episode, client Jeffrey walks us through significant moments in his therapy journey working through depression. He shares how his work in therapy with Valerie translated into his own capacity to relate to himself and to others differently and with more self love and appreciation for his own strengths and capacities.
Valerie and Jeffrey walk through moments that Jeffrey feels are the most significant experiences in his therapy journey. He shares how the work in therapy with Valerie translated into his own capacity to relate to himself and others differently.
Valerie and Jeffrey walk through several powerful moments in their therapy experience together including Jeffrey’s embodied experience of healing through meditation and his experience ‘rewiring his brain’ through going back to painful childhood experiences with Valerie.
From the silence of childhood to the anger of adolescence, Jeffrey shares how he tries many strategies to work through his feelings of self-hatred and internal isolation. Valerie offers Jeffrey a map into why each of these strategies failed while helping him recognize his tenacity in trying to care for himself.
In this episode Jeffrey continues to share with Valerie his story of becoming overwhelmed with a very stressful current life situation and they begin to unpack early stories that made him vulnerable to emotional overwhelm and shutdown.