WHAT ARE THE PSYCHOLOGICAL BLOCKS IN MENTAL HEALTH?
Blocks usually occur either before choice or before
action. A counsellor ought not to try
and push the client into making a choice or action but is better off trying to
point out to the client that they are facing a block that is impeding them.
problem is the adage “better the devil you know than the one you don’t”.
Someone who makes decisions and actions to change
their life has to cope not only with their own feelings, but also those of
If a client does something new, then there is a
risk involved in that could result in pain.
It could be easier to go on as at present with a known pain, than to
stick your neck out and enter into unknown pain.
It can be seen therefore that a client’s choices
and actions can often be blocked by fears and anxieties.
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