Rejection as a Gift
Rejection is something we look upon negatively, both in the playroom and in our personal lives. But, here’s a secret: behind rejection is always, always acceptance.This is one of the many reasons rejection is a boost rather than a barrier.
:58 Lisa provides an overview of the Lessons from the Playroom series
1:55 Our development as play therapists and as people
3:20 Understanding rejection
4:00 Rejection inside and outside of the playroom
5:15 How can we normalize rejection?
5:20 Rejection as a necessary experience
6:30 Rejection and praise come side by side
7:55 Many things in life are made up of polar opposites
10:00 Why can’t we grow from support alone?
12:00 The complacency of one-sided experiences
15:30 Expect rejection when challenging ideas
16:05 Rejection simply means “we don’t see eye to eye.”
17:00 How can we recognize self-rejection?
18:30 Lisa provides an overview of rejection
19:30 Rejection as an offer of insight and a chance to change
20:00 Critiquing Synergetic Play Therapy
21:33 The importance of openness in the face of rejection
22:50 We will only grow to the degree we can handle support and rejection
23:09 Rejection from others can be a hint as to how they feel about themselves