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Self Disclosure is the Hardest Work I know

I have another guest post today! This one is from a former client who was¬†different from the students I usually see–older and more worldly with lots of interesting life experiences. 567 more words

Self-Acceptance

Counsellor Self-Disclosure

Counsellor Self-Disclosure

As my reflections on training as a counsellor come to an end for Year 1, I would like to take this opportunity to tackle what may be one of the biggest controversies in the field of counselling: a counsellor’s self-disclosure. 538 more words

Psychology

I Don't Want to Talk About It. (But I Really Do.)

I have always considered myself a fairly open person, but maybe I’m really not. Blogging has made me realize how little I have shared of my suffering with¬†others. 517 more words

Mental Health

The Communication Theory that connects Shrek, Gotye, Jehovah's Witnesses & Cowboys

Social Penetration Theory is one of the most interesting things I learned in college. It explains how we go from strangers to friends to lovers (& sometimes, to strangers again). 1,026 more words

Communication Theory

The How of Self-Disclosure

Two posts ago we discussed the importance of considering the question of where, when and with whom it is appropriate to disclose personal information. Then we took a step back to think about why we would bother. 709 more words

Communication

The Johari Window for Writers

I recently shared a model of self-disclosure called the Johari Window on my Saying What Matters blog. In my post today, I want to discuss the use of this model as a tool for character development and transformation in novel writing. 558 more words

Writing

The Why of Self-Disclosure

In our last post we discussed the importance of thinking about where, when and with whom it is appropriate to disclose personal information. Today we take a step back to think about why we would bother. 455 more words

Communication