When clients are feeling out of control, a common coping strategy is to focus on the things that they still can control.
But according to Kelly McGonigal, PhD, what people want more than a sense of control is a sense of hope and positive influence.
So how can we help our clients change their focus? In the video below, Kelly will share her 3-step strategy for helping people manage uncertainty. She’ll also get into the one key shift that can help clients find a wiser, more compassionate perspective on their situation.
We are facing challenging times. The work that we do feels more important than ever, especially as we help people not only cope with uncertainty, but also make choices consistent with who they want to be.
How will you use what you just heard in your practice? Please let us know in the comments below.
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