Emotion Focused podcast
#21 Still painful — EMOTION FOCUSEDHave you had the experience of the same old difficult feeling coming up again and again, even though you thought you’d worked things out? In this episode Aksel Inge Sinding talks about this common experience and the emotional process that might be going on and making this happen.
#22 Give yourself a break — EMOTION FOCUSEDWhen there is trouble in the world we often feel lost, despairing and helpless to do anything about it. Our emotions run high and it’s hard to give ourselves a break from it. In this episode Shari Geller talks us through a mindful practice that is designed to give us just that. It is an opportuni
#15 I’m shy — EMOTION FOCUSEDMany cultures attach great value to being sociable and extroverted, making shyness, at times, problematic. Robert Elliott, a ‘formerly shy person’, discusses how some people learn to be scared of other people and offers ways of overcoming shyness and even learning how to become more comfortable as a
#16 Where lies self-compassion? — EMOTION FOCUSEDHow does self-compassion help us in the face of suffering and what are some of the obstacles that make it difficult to find compassion for our selves? Shari Geller discusses how self-compassion can help us to experience and work with other difficult emotions and pain.
#14 Angry kids, angry parents — EMOTION FOCUSEDDid you get angry as a child? And what happened when you did? Or perhaps you have children now that get angry and as a parent you don’t know what to do with it? Anne Hilde Vassbo Hagen talks about the function of helpful and unhelpful anger in children and how parents can help be it.
#08 I'm scared of therapy — EMOTION FOCUSEDOften people sit on the edge of therapy before diving in and there may be many reasons for this. Emotion Focused Therapist, Ashley White, talks about the experience of many possible future clients as they contemplate seeking help, and of new clients as they start the process of therapy.
#03 Emotions in children — EMOTION FOCUSEDExplore what it is that children might be trying to tell us when they cling on to the adults around them or lash out and get themselves into trouble at school. Vivienne Wisniewski shares her experience of working with the emotions of children as an Emotion Focused Therapist.
#01 What is an emotion? — EMOTION FOCUSEDThe first podcast of this series starts by addressing a fundamental question about emotions with the primary developer of Emotion Focused Therapy, Dr Leslie Greenberg. Set yourself up for an informative discussion that is likely to make you want to learn more about emotions.
#02 Can we learn empathy? — EMOTION FOCUSEDHow can we learn to 'feel into' others better to enrich our relationships? What might we have to unlearn in this process? Robert Elliott shares his tips as well as what he calls 'empathy traps'. Turns out there is a lot we can do to help us develop empathy and to be with others when they are in pain