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Re: 'Standard Abduction Experience'

From: Rick Nielsen <nilthchi.nul>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 18:21:04 -0800 (PST)
Archived: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 07:09:54 -0500
Subject: Re: 'Standard Abduction Experience'


>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 20:55:27 +0000
>Subject: Re: 'Standard Abduction Experience'

>>From: Rick Nielsen <nilthchi.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 09:35:16 -0800 (PST)
>>Subject: Re: 'Standard Abduction Experience'

>>>From: Nigel Watson <nigelwatson1.nul>
>>>To: post.nul
>>>Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 15:30:32 +0000
>>>Subject: Re: 'Standard Abduction Experience'

>>>Now that Cathy Reason and Jerome Clarke have rubbished the
>>>importance and methodology of psychology, psychiatry and
>>>psychosocial ufology, can we all be happy that alien abduction
>>>research rises above them like a towering edifice of reason?

>>>Of course not.

>>Damning all things psyche aside, "first do no harm" applies
>>here. So does "people don't care how much you know until they
>>know how much you care."

>>When proving a theory trumps the two guides above, all results
>>are suspect. When ethics are questionable, that's when the claws
>>come out in any association. And yes, it's always a two- way
>>street.

>>Client-centered, compassionate caring and constructive
>>counseling increasing coping capacity; that's the goal of
>>psychology and psychiatry. It should also be the goal of those
>>who deal with abductees of any type.

>>And you probably already know that.

>>For those who don't, I highly recommend Motivational
>>Interviewing which I use daily in my work. You can find out more
>>about it by clicking this link:

>>http://www.motivationalinterview.org/

>Nigel:

>I accessed the website you recommended. For me, it was a
>disappointment as I was looking for a definition of MI and
>didn't find any. Just text promoting itself. Nothing wrong with
>that, but I was looking for info providing more specific
>details.

>Where are you on the issue of so-called "alien abductions?"


>KK


Kathy:

You wrote to Nigel above. But I think the question was for me as
the author of the recommendation of MI. So I'll attempt an
answer based on that presumption. And as you're probably aware,
I tried to clarify this with you off List.

I redirect you to the website listed above. It _does_ carry a
definition, and a good one, about Motivational Interviewing. You
might also benefit from reviewing the links at that website, to
round out your education on the topic.

No harm done Kathy. A simple, but actual reading of the material
at the website, not just saying you did, will enlighten you to
your greatest desire. As would a review of who you're actually
responding to on this List.

All the best!


Your comrade in investigation,

Rick



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