THE SALUTOGENIC ASSET-BASED APPROACH

THE SALUTOGENIC ASSET-BASED APPROACH

A New Approach to Helping Others   In the early 1970s, cognitive psychologist George Kelly developed the idea of expectancy, which posits that WE TEND TO GET MORE OF WHAT WE FOCUS ON. This theory has important implications for those of us in the helping...
TRANSFORMATION OF THE HEALER

TRANSFORMATION OF THE HEALER

From Adversity to Asset-Based Thinking   THE FIELD OF COUNSELING IS SHIFTING. For too long, the focus has been on what is wrong with the client. This deficit-based thinking has served to pathologize clients and label them as damaged goods. However, a new movement...
HEALING SHAME

HEALING SHAME

Do You Have the Power to Heal Your Shame?   Shame is a complex human emotion that we all experience at one time or another. You might feel shame because of something about your appearance, events related to your family, or even a lack of education. You might feel...