Mostly I just listen and reassure her that I don't think she's crazy.

So, the Litany of Gendlin and Litany of Tarski seem relevant here. If she were actually 'crazy,' in that she experiences vivid hallucinations for physiological reasons, is this how you would want to respond?

To elaborate, is her true question whether or not you trust her senses, or whether she is lovable? If she thinks the two of those are related, is that a belief you can change?

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by MrMind 1 min read31st Mar 2015180 comments


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