Rosemary Lodge on Emotional connection in therapy

  • November 13, 2012 · 7:00 PM
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In this talk Dr Rosemary Lodge will talk about the findings of her recent research into emotional connection in therapy. This research showed that within the therapeutic relationship there was both a manifest and a hidden emotional level and that emotional connection was linked to client change at both levels. However, healing of the client's deepest hurts took place on the hidden level. On this level there was also a good match at an emotional level between client and therapist. The research provides support for the idea that 'being with' clients may be more therapeutic than 'doing to' clients and that some of the healing mechanisms within therapy may be about the emotional fit between the client and the therapist, rather than specific techniques.

Dr Rosemary Lodge is a counselling psychologist working in private practice. She is deputy course leader of the DPsych at NSPC where she also teaches existential theory and research methods and works as a supervisor. Her research interests are emotions, the therapeutic relationship, person-centred theory and mothering.'

UK Psychotherapy and Coaching Group Members are invited to this event which is being held by The Society of Psychotherapy (SoP) Entrance is £8.00 - pay on the door.

£8.00 for non-members of SoP, £5.00 for members of SoP.

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  • Phil P.

    Great insight from fascinating research and an engaging discussion

    November 18, 2012

  • Oxana

    It's great to be joining this group! I look forward to meeting everyone and attending the events.

    October 12, 2012

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