What is possible when we transform the language of complaint to the language of commitment?
Yesterday, a client who sent a desperate email request for a session signed Barely Breathing had a breakthrough.
I can’t take credit. I credit Robert Kegan. I used his Immunity to Change model to have her look at her suffering as the intersection of two competing commitments.
She is committed to a loving, harmonious relationship with her teenage son who wanted to trade in his working truck for a newer, fancier model before leaving for college, AND, she was committed to doing what was “in his best interest” as she interpreted it: saving money until he completes his studies. Read more [+]