Martha made these tweets into a storify as well. You can see it here: Stories Rarely Told: Listening, suppression and narrative burden. It contains more tweets than what I’ve included below. I simply wanted to be sure to share most of them here. Martha Crawford often does these amazing tweet collections. I’ve posted a couple on this blog before. They’re worth reading as well. See: Reactivity, empathy, perpetrator and victims and The psychotherapeutic community needs to tolerate diversity, dissonance, divergence
Active listening is not always silent. But it is attuned to the realities that our roles and needs in dialogue are not equal.
— Martha Crawford LCSW (@shrinkthinks) October 28, 2014
Active listening acknowledges that one participant’s experience or imput is secondary at least for the time being, but sometimes forever. — Martha Crawford LCSW (@shrinkthinks) October 28, 2014
This is especially true when listening to a member of a group…
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