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Re: My session yesterday gardenergirl

Posted by cricket on April 22, 2005, at 15:39:02

In reply to My session yesterday, posted by gardenergirl on April 22, 2005, at 10:32:11

Hi GG,

Since I also had a very bad session with my T last week, I read your post with a lot of interest.

Don't you hate those waiting room jitters! For me it's every week. Last week I was certain my T wasn't going to be there and on a metaphorical level he certainly wasn't. So a bit of a premonition on my part.

You said, "He never really acknowledged saying any of the things I said hurt me. He didn't deny them, but he just never focused on his own behavior--just my reactions."

Is this typical of your T? I guess in some ways it's what they're supposed to do, focus on the client and their reactions, but sometimes it just feels like a wily trick on their part. Client feels hurt, okay get out it by making client think it is part of their issues and why they are in therapy. I'm not saying your T was doing this, but I'm wondering what you think.

I don't get "mixing it up." What does he mean by that?

Do you still feel as hurt by him? Do you feel like you will eventually work this out? I am curious because even though it seems like nothing was resolved this week, you seem a bit calmer in your post.




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