Therapy can be a very effective method of addressing psychological problems, but one size shoe — or in this case, technique — does not fit all. Psychologist Dr. James Ascough, a longtime student of autonomic nervous system arousal, noticed this dilemma when clients would discuss problems and situations, but would not show much in the way of feelings or arousal of any kind, ultimately resulting in what he believed to be a disappointing lack of growth and progress in the sessions.
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