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Re: Have you ever done Show and Tell in therapy? (long daisym

Posted by alexandra_k on September 30, 2004, at 20:28:00

In reply to Have you ever done Show and Tell in therapy? (long, posted by daisym on September 30, 2004, at 20:09:22

That is so lovely, you are lucky to have such a sensitive and caring T.

One of my old T's who I still miss very much gave me a gift in our last session together. I had started telling her about parts of me that I am embarrassed and ashamed of and she brought us a little box with various things in it: a crystal, a bead, a piece of turquoise, and a shell. One for each of us: A mindfulness exercise.

I have been tempted to take this box to therapy and ask my T if we could do a mindfulness exercise - but I have been holding off doing this thinking that I haven't been working with anyone who would understand.

After your post and my situation of having a new T I have decided to take the box along to our next session. I'll ask her if she knows what mindfulness is, and if so, I am going to do it. For me the box is about me being okay. Us all being okay. Acceptable and in the moment. I think that doing the mindfulness exercise with a T who understands would be like being held and accepted for me.




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