This statement aligns closely with my ethics in therapy and the way that I choose to view others. I want to learn about people and who they are beyond the problems they are faced with.
"People are more than the worst thing they have ever done. I learned this in activist work for the abolition of the death penalty, and from invitations to see the humanity of people who were on death row and later executed." (p. 36)
Source: Reynolds, V. (2011). Resisting burnout with justice-doing. The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work. (4) 27-45.
I love to read and I am often moved by the words and insights of others. Here is a collection of thoughts, reflections, and ideas that resonate with me and inform my therapy work.