Emotional Crisis Response: The Peer-Run Respite/Soteria House Approach Compared to the Conventional Approach By Lauren Spiro -March 28, 2023
This article is an invitation to open our perceptions to other approaches of supporting people through emotional crisis. Rather than pathologizing behavior we can use curious inquiry to explore the intelligence that is working. “What is this behavior serving or supporting?” or “What is the story that this metaphor is trying to tell?” or even, simply, “What happened?” Thus, with compassion we look for the intelligence that was used by the person in distress in order to survive.
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