Nobody likes rejection.
But for some it leaves them feeling so essentially flawed, self-critical and self-loathing that they can’t bounce back. They become so sensitive to the perception of rejection (regardless of reality) that it becomes a core issue in their relationship difficulties, with others and themselves.
In therapy, these clients are often guarded or hostile as they try to avoid rejection and failure at any cost. Without working specifically on their rejection sensitivity, treatment for these clients can come to a grinding halt as they wall you out, shut down or lose themselves in an angry spiral.
Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD is a psychologist, speaker and an internationally published author. Her book Bouncing Back from Rejection: Build the Resilience You Need to Get Back Up When Life Knocks You Down (New Harbinger; 2019) has been praised by some of the most trusted names in psychotherapy including Steven Hays, Kristen Neff, and Ron Siegel.
Watch her as she teaches you an attachment-based compassion therapy approach that is highly effective with rejection sensitive clients so you can lower their defences, build their emotional regulation skills, and engage them more fully in therapy.
In just one day you’ll discover:
Don’t miss this chance to find greater therapeutic success with clients who struggle to get back up when life knocks them down.
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