“With highly verbal or resistant clients, you may find that they like to spend all their time thinking, reflecting on meaning, and thus end up intellectualizing with little or no action to change their behaviours, thoughts, or feelings… . Meaning that does not move into the “real world” may at times become a problem in itself.”—
Allen E. Ivey & Mary Bradford Ivey, “Eliciting and Reflecting Meaning: Helping Clients Explore Values and Beliefs” in Intentional Interviewing and Counseling: Facilitating Client Development in a Multicultural Society (2003), p. 295
“The years between eighteen and twenty-eight are the hardest, psychologically. It’s then you realize this is make or break, you no longer have the excuse of youth, and it is time to become an adult – but you are not ready.”—Helen Mirren.