It is said that silence is golden, and there are times when we crave silence above all else. At other times, though, silence can be the most awkward and uncomfortable situation we can imagine. The insecurities we hold inside can have a powerful voice in drawn-out silences. When Nicole Michaud first began conducting counseling sessions, she felt it was her job to “fill the void” in quiet moments. These moments made her uneasy and she become internally anxious. From her supervision group, however, she learned that silences make a place for thought and reflection. Silence can be a tool to help clients find their own answers.
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