What does little you need? Learning to take care of your vulnerable part.

Learning how to identify what you need emotionally can be hard. Especially if you have been cut off or dissociated from your needs for a long time. This is often the case when we have been using our coping modes a lot or all of the time. If you find knowing what you need hard, I recommend you make a list of what little you is most likely to need based on your schemas. In this article, you will find suggestions for the typical needs related to your schemas. Keep your list of needs on your phone and check it regularly throughout the day and especially if you are feeling anxiety, tiredness or any other distressing emotions.

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About Nadene van der Linden

Nadene van der Linden is a clinical psychologist in private practice at The Schema Therapy Collective. Nadene has a special interest in trauma and uses active therapy approaches including schema therapy, EMDR, and chairwork therapy techniques. Nadene is a Board Approved Supervisor and supervises and mentors psychologists and other mental health therapists. Nadene offers online courses and training for therapists at nadenevanderlinden.com
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