As a couples therapist in Oakland, CA, I recommend this podcast episode from Therapist Uncensored all the time: Ping Pong Vs. Catch: Turning Communication from Competition to Connection. So, I decided to make a little comic to demonstrate the idea!
Playing verbal catch is essentially using active listening skills. Find out more about active listening on my blog here!
Listen to the episode here!
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***Resources are not a substitute for therapy and are not intended for making diagnoses or providing treatment. Not all practices and tools are suitable for every person. Please discuss exercises, practices, and tools with your individual therapist or health care provider.