What would you say to a client who feels as if they’ve wasted years of their life trapped in a cycle of harsh self-judgement?
You see, feeling like you’re “never enough” is very common. According to Tara Brach, PhD, this sense of inadequacy leads to some of the most pervasive suffering in our culture.
In the video below, she’ll share some specific questions that may help clients soften their inner critic and quiet chronic self-judgement. Have a listen.
Do you have clients who are hard on themselves for being self-critical? It’s a vicious cycle.
How might you use these techniques in your practice? Please leave a comment below and let us know.
If you found this helpful, here are a few more resources you might be interested in:
How to Reframe a Client’s Relationship with an Inner Critic
A Compassion-Focused Approach to Self-Critical, Negative Thoughts
An Exercise to Decrease Negative Self-Talk
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