Smoothing out the rhythm of our sessions is an ultimate goal. From the back and forth between us and our clients to the in and out of our client’s attention with the environment and their experience, much of this rhythm is cultivated by whether we encourage lingering or moving on.
From calculating how long we can linger, to making sure we don’t over stay, developing the skillfulness to know what kind and how much intervention is necessary at what choice point takes time. And it can help to think about the dynamics involved.
Here’s an episode that breaks down some elements inside the perennial question: should we linger here…or move on.