person-centered practice



I recognize the catch in my breath, the drift of my mind. I inhale into the sensation, and exhale to relax my shoulders and jaw. Pressing my feet into the ground, I bring my mind back into the space behind my eyes. I am here. 

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What is person-centered practice, anyway?

What does it mean when you center people in your work? It means that you take the time to listen -- really listen -- to their stories. You learn about their lives with a genuine sense of curiosity and without judgement. And if you choose to give advice, you do so in a way that empowers a person to make the choice that works best for them. You have faith in the ability of people to make change.

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Alissa Nelson