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Dr Brian Kaplan gets Provocative

posted on 15th February 2012 by Dr Brian Kaplan

The use of humour and reverse psychology in psychotherapy.

 Dr Brian Kaplan gets Provocative

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Provocative Therapy: It can be fun

I had a lot of fun in those sessions, I felt they were very enjoyable - the lightness and laughter of it made touching on uncomfortable and painful issues easier, and the benevolence you bring to the process (aka Unconditional Positive Regard) was palpable.  I could see how the strange mental-emotional convolutions that happen when experiencing the inner friction set up by the provocations would over time promote real change.