oReflection – the psychotherapist will use to convey their
emphatic view. You need to put into words that you get
oBy reflection, it can have a transformative impact to the
oThe counselor will give up everything, sense of self, except
to be able to understand the client.
oAs the counselor, you need to frame the aspect that the
client doesn’t like, and you accept it. So they are able to
bring it to the light and reorganize their self.
oThere is a hierarchy of basic needs.
oFundamentally deficiency motives. Based on lacks,
oThen we are motivated to restore them.
oYou feel a regression downwards and then when you
achieve that- if you meet the lower basic needs – then you
can go up that hierarchy
oEx. physiological needs -> safety/ security – once these
are met, then we go with social environment
oSocial environment – connection, intimacy,
oAfter this, after our esteem needs have been met, we feel
connected with the social network, we have food, clothes,
oThen we move to the highest level, the self-actualization
oThis is not a deficiency need. It produces a drive-inducing.
Once we get to this level, we are in a stage to get more and
more of this experience. “meta-needs”
oOnce we are satisfied with the lower levels, then we get to
oEx. beauty -> you want more of this even if we got it
oThe pursuit of high order comes with the need to get the
PEAK EXPERIENCE- intense experiences of
momentary peaks of wonder and awe.
oThis will give you transformational insights.
oHe found that these peak experiences, we feel like we are
at the top of our game. We are spontaneous and
expressive, innocence. – this is a rare experience in the
population. 1:2000 people are self-actualization.