My opinion


My opinion #

In real life, I am highly opinionated about diverse content areas.

This area of my website is the safe space for me to broadcast my opinions.

No Secrets #

In a past life, I contributed to science and free and open source software, and I am proud of that. I continue to carry some of the same ethical principles forward as a counselor. Specifically, I reject secrecy in the sense that I have no paywall or subscription for my website content. I have and continue to put effort into clearly presenting everything that I have learned gratis.

Counseling β‰  Telling My Opinions #

As an IFS Practitioner, I attend to structure and process while maintaining indifference to content. I believe that a good counselor is extremely neutral βš–οΈ, to encourage the client’s inner system to lead. The illustration below is a metaphor:

  • The rock balanced atop of the pile of rocks represents the client.
  • The environment represents my emotional warmth and support.
  • My job is to keep you, the client, well held and protected. 🫢🏼

You should not hear any unsolicited opinions from me when I am working with you as your counselor. If you do think you hear me express an opinion, I want to know about it. πŸ™Š

outdoor desert zen garden, boulder pile leaning precarious
Credit: Midjourney "outdoor desert zen garden, boulder pile leaning precarious"

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