Emotional upheaval affects every one of us at some time or another . . . but how we respond to it can be the key to genuine healing.
Many of our patients just want it done and over with – they want a quick solution that will stop the hurting and help them feel good again.
But according to Steven Hayes, PhD, engaging with negative emotions is an essential step – and it can affect the way we experience the positive ones as well.
In the video below, Steven tells us why it’s important to respect and attend to even our most troubling feelings. Take a look, it’s just two and a half minutes long.
If you would like to hear more about this – including a way we can help patients see that dealing with painful feelings is a process to work through, not a problem to solve, then check this out.