Do you struggle with how to empathize with others?
Oftentimes, people listen to a loved one share something troubling going on in their life and their initial reaction is to help them “solve” or “fix” their issue. What’s often missed is the importance of empathizing with their difficult emotions first.
Empathy is incredibly important because it allows you to connect with someone important to you on an emotional level.
In this month’s Therapy Moment, Victoria Meeks, ALMFT helps share ways in which to best empathize with others!
Have you recently tried applying any of these empathy strategies and noticed a difference? Let us know in the comments below!