Talk about your past experiences
This can conjure up stereotypical images of you lying on a chaise longue telling a Freudian figure about your childhood, but bear with me. You just…might not have gotten around to it yet unless you’re in counselling to work on problems from your past, or your therapist uses narrative therapy or another modality that encourages you to share memories and stories.
Going chronologically is always a safe bet if you don’t know where to start, but Howes recommends being imaginative as well. Discuss with your therapist the possibility of using old family pictures as prompts. You may also be able to share your screen with them to go through an entire album with them or send them a tour of your home to jog their memories thanks to virtual therapy. In relation to that…