Browsing Archive: July, 2011

Regulating Emotions

Posted by Candace Smith, LCSW on Thursday, July 14, 2011, In : Emotions 
One of the most frequent questions my clients ask me at the start of our work together is, "Am I ever going to figure out how to get a better handle on my negative emotions?" One of the first ways we get started on managing intense emotions is to use compassionate curiousity in understanding what we are feeling.  Gently investigating into what has come up, where we are feeling it and if possible, putting a name to what we are noticing.  Once we have put an accurate label on what we are feelin...
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Browsing Archive: July, 2011

Regulating Emotions

Posted by Candace Smith, LCSW on Thursday, July 14, 2011, In : Emotions 
One of the most frequent questions my clients ask me at the start of our work together is, "Am I ever going to figure out how to get a better handle on my negative emotions?" One of the first ways we get started on managing intense emotions is to use compassionate curiousity in understanding what we are feeling.  Gently investigating into what has come up, where we are feeling it and if possible, putting a name to what we are noticing.  Once we have put an accurate label on what we are feelin...
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