Suddenly we’re missing obvious warning signs, ignoring key markers of danger, or simply deciding to take a leap of faith at exactly the wrong moment.
I contend that the outcome of a given treatment episode is often determined right at the outset, based on why the clients is in treatment in the first place.
You may have unintentionally established a pattern of saying things you didn’t really mean, or making promises you didn’t keep, or threatening consequences that never came to pass.
The physician, meanwhile, depends on the information provided by medical science, usually in the form of materials from the pharma firm that markets the product.
If the dose is in fact subtherapeutic, then what causes the effects so enthusiastically reported by the user?
Research admittedly takes a long time, including the need for replication, and patients in clinical programs aren’t necessarily willing to wait.
It is not always about having the right words to say, but asking the right questions and giving the space to answer with vulnerability.
I must take responsibility for the ways I acted and the things I did. Then, I must ask if there is anything I can do to make these mistakes right.
Now we carry 24 hour access to crap in our pockets, via the phone. And rather than a couple irritating broadcasters, we have access to millions.