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Feeling Words in Therapy
Here is a letter describing how a list of negative feeling words is being effectively used in therapy.
The list is used by me to assist persons with past emotional pain "pinpoint' their truest feelings. For example, being angry is a good defining word but, betrayed or abandoned pinpoints their pain exactly.
Since most people are not able to
"find the right word(s)" that best describes
how the feel; the list serves the purpose. As you may
already know, words are just symbols and when someone
identifies with a word or a word resonates with how they
are feeling, the rest of my work, releasing past pain or
releasing past events; is relatively easy.
I mean really Thank You
because I was not sure if I could have drawn it out of
her without the list. Coincidentally, when she was
choosing words from the list, I decided to choose words
of how I thought she might feel. The results were
identical as if we were copying each other. We both were