This coaching exercise is a powerful addition to your toolbox, especially at the start of a client relationship. Don’t ask your clients, “Tell me about yourself” – get them to show you with a Life Map! http://www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com/products/life-mapping-tool/
Why Teens Hate Therapy: Mistakes Therapists Should Avoid By Janet Sasson Edgette. This is a wonderful, wonderful article. It gives 3 case scenarios and ideas to engage clients in order to build rapport.