For many clients, letting go of resentment can be a struggle – especially when the pain of betrayal or trauma makes it feel well-earned.
So how do we help when resentment is preventing clients from moving forward and developing healthy relationships?
In the video below, Lynn Lyons LICSW will share 2 steps that can help shift a client’s burden of resentment without invalidating the pain that created it.
For more strategies for working with resentment, check out this course featuring Thema Bryant, PhD; Richard Schwartz, PhD; Christine Padesky, PhD; Pat Ogden, PhD; and other leaders in the field.
Now we’d like to hear from you. What strategies do you use to reframe resentment? Let us know in the comments below.