Summary Of Part

Fuzzy functions are the processes for representing the world which are the basis of semantic ill-formedness, when our clients do not have choices about what they see-feel or hear-feel, feel-hear, etc. Since semantic ill-formedness is the source of much of the pain we see and hear in therapy, we would like briefly to review the possibilities of fuzzy functions and their outcomes. Input Representation Type of Semantic lll-Formedness Visual to Kinesthetic * Cause-effect Vou make me sad Auditory to...

General Strategy For Responding To Incongruity

When a client communicates incongruently, presenting a set of paramessages which do not match, the therapist is faced with an existential decision. The therapist's actions in responding to the incongruency of the client will have a profound effect upon the client's subsequent experience. The therapist's task in working with a client's incongruences is to assist the client in changing by integrating the parts of the client which are in conflict, the incongruences which are draining his energies...

Achieving M Etaposit

The last and most important area of working with incongruity is that of assisting the client in achieving meta-position with respect to his polarities. This means that, as a therapist, in order to make your work thorough and lasting, you will be required to do a little more than just put polarities into contact with one another. In order for the client to recode his polarities and sorted para-messages in such a way as to allow permanent change and therefore, true meta-position, sustained...