In this article and video I discuss why knowing your view on Human Nature is so important as a Therapist. I also include some questions to help you reflect on this topic, in attempt to help you uncover your own beliefs about Human Nature.
I have recently taken a lot of learning from the Dalai Lama’s teachings and couldn’t help but notice a strong link to Counselling. I think one thing that we would all agree with is the universal desire of more happiness in our lives and the absence of suffering as much as possible.
The course is without doubt one of the most difficult, in depth, warts and all experiences I have ever had. Yet at the same time it is also one of the most liberating, eye opening and character-building experiences of my life. But what next?