MemberNovember 19, 2022 at 1:55 pm
Hi Emily, I just finished the Basic training and can’t get the advanced training until late next year. I have a client with body dysmorphia, stemming from childhood and teen shaming by a parent. This client loves growing and nurturing plants from seed. I was toying with the idea of seeing herself grow, just like a plant, from an early age and noticing/seeing herself at different ages. I have just had two sessions with her and we just worked on the theme of ‘gaslighting’ going back to childhood. We will work on other ‘trauma’ themes before addressing dysmorphia. Hopefully, just the trauma work will resolve the dysmorphia but if it doesn’t I may try the metaphor of a plant growing.