The Rescue Triangle

or the art of being in charge of yourself
and not controlling other people

JanPieter Hoogma & Teresa Tinklin


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Introduction
Why is the Rescue Triangle so important for Co-Counselling?
Introducing Questabel

What is the Rescue Triangle?
The Victim role
The Aggressor role
The Rescuer role

How do the roles interact with each other?
Rewards’ of the Rescue Triangle
The energy exchange

How do people learn the roles?
What's the alternative?
So what is healthy support?
The positive side of Rescue Triangle roles


The Rescue Triangle in sessions
You in the counsellor role
1. How to recognise that you are in the rescue triangle as counsellor?
2. How to step out of the rescue triangle
• Asking safely for feedback after session
3. How to avoid 'invitations' to get involved in the Rescue Triangle

You in the client role
1. How to recognise that you are in the rescue triangle as client
2. How to step out of the rescue triangle
3. How to 'exploit' 'invitations' to get involved in the Rescue Triangle


Literature

Postscript
Ordering printed copies
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