Guidebook to your Therapist: Silences in Therapy

Silences

The hum of the air conditioning. The muffled footsteps of someone walking past the therapy room. Far-off sirens from an ambulance. The silent whoosh of air as you let out a deep breath. And amazingly, the almost inaudible ticking from your watch.

The majority of urban dwellers are absolutely uncomfortable with silences. It is something to be…