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When Life Feels ‘Too Big’: Developmental Deficits and Dosing Down

  • 20th Jul 2021
  • Kathrin Stauffer

Clients who were neglected as children are likely to have fewer psychological resources, leading to a life of constant overstretching. How can we help such individuals to build ‘psychological muscle’ and experience a felt sense of achievement – without risking overwhelm? Body psychotherapist and author Kathrin Stauffer introduces the concept of ‘dosing down’.