Applying Hakomi Therapy On C

830 WordsNov 20, 20154 Pages
Applying Hakomi to C’s case, C’s interpretations of her experiences has allowed the unity of her wholeness to disintegrate. The symptoms that she experienced, like the wild thoughts and chaos, or the feeling of numbness, were a result of her innate, natural desire to pick up the pieces of herself and become whole again. That was her body communicating with her that she was incomplete. However, the tools she was using, such as self-harm, were causing more harm than good, and she was in need of a new way to process and organize her thoughts and experiences. I think it would have been difficult to apply Hakomi Therapy on C in practice. She had strong defense mechanisms, such as her humor, and would have possibly been resistant to his technique. Hakomi requires the client to be open and accepting as well, and a willingness from the client is necessary. It may have posed a difficult task for C to allow herself to become vulnerable enough to allow emotions to be easily and effortlessly evoked during the mindfulness stage. I do think that if C was receptive to this method, it could have been beneficial to her sense of wellbeing, and it would have allowed her to better cope with her experiences. Hakomi could have also helped C experience the present. The goal of the technique would have probably wanted C to evoke the experience of the child to work with and integrate her feelings and experiences. A major criticism of Hakomi Therapy is that, even though it has been

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