I don’t know about you, but I sure am good at over-thinking things. I think it’s a trait that humans developed when we realized we were capable of abstract thought. We just started abstract thinking the hell out of everything! Then, as part of a solution to our over thinking and various other struggles, we came up with psychotherapy. Using the mind to help heal the mind, what a natural fit. Today’s guest is a psychotherapist, but believes in stepping outside of the usual psychology role, and incorporating your body and other experiences into the therapeutic sphere. I say anything that gets me thinking a bit less sounds good to me.
2:10 - Experiential psychology.
3:55 - Techniques.
5:25 - Acting out your emotions.
8:00 - Exercises with couples.
13:11 - Goal or receiving a sense of fulfillment from the exercises.
15:30 - A uniquely human experience.
18:00 - Meditation.
20:25 - SF momentary. "Drinks with a shrink", therapy through food.
23:50 - Dinner in the dark.
29:30 - What can couples get out of the experience?
34:45 - Movement therapy.
39:20 - Being able to be sad but not being swallowed up by it.
44:10 - Advice.