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Deep Conversations

At the Open University I supervise Conversation Technique courses. We teach students how to advice, how to offer bad news, how to evaluate performance, how to perform an intake, how to do therapeutic conversations. But […]

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Which question to ask?

The Method of Levels: helping clients without getting in their way This is a translation of the text “Welke vraag zal ik stellen?” by Ger Schurink, originally posted 17/01/2020 under a creative commons CC BY […]

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Method of Levels study results

Results about the study “First steps in an MOL accreditation process” will be reported here. If you want to know more about the study, please send an email to methodoflevels@ou.nl.

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Stop: you’re only making it worse!

“I only give negative feedback” is printed on a shirt my friend gave me to wear to my classes. A nerd joke, on a nerd-style T-shirt, which doesn’t fit well, obviously. But what it says is correct. I only give negative feedback. […]

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Levels of Perceptual Control

Hoe kan je controle zien als een transdiagnostische factor in mental health? Gewoon, zoals we controle zien als een centrale factor in alles wat we zijn en wat we doen. Verlies van controle doet pijn, fysiek en psychisch. En als je controle niet hersteld krijgt, dan is dat voortdurend leed. […]

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Prefectionism

This is a (rough) translation of the article “Prefectionisme” that appeared in the Journal of the Dutch Institute for Psychologists in May 2021. The open access original version in Dutch is available at https://perceptualcontrol.nl/artikelen/opinie/prefectionisme/.  “Dear […]