Exercise 4b. The following are our models of the embodied schema inferred in the transcript in Exercise 4a. The section numbers refer to the way we divided up the transcript in our answer to Exercise 4a given above. [NOTE: There lots of other ways to identify and represented the embodied schema].
Sections 1 - 9
* ‘Counterforce’ is inferred—we do not have client’s words for what is keeping the phobia from changing. ** ‘Despair’ and ‘Desperate’ both mean ‘loss of hope’.
NOTE: The sequence is not complete because the client must have some way of becoming "OK" again — in order for the whole cycle to repeat.
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