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Very well, in terms of jumping in to assist/support fellow facilitator who was left hanging a time or two. This creates a sense of safety for all participants when they are provided with evidence that someone will be there for them if they share and their input is not immediately acknowledged or affirmed. Also, your tendency to go to the group first for their input, without singling anyone out and then affirming input that is given, demonstrates that participant input is welcome. Also, calm and supportive demeanor is helpful in creating a sense of safe space.
Very well, again in terms of allowing participants to have first input and then affirming and enhancing their input to clarify/deepen understanding of material/concepts.
Very good setup of Naikan and time greater familiarity will improve your ability to set up the exercise without reading it.
Supplying the page number for the exercises in the manual is so helpful to participants and seems like a small thing, but is easily forgotten. Exercises go better and more quickly when basic info is provided. Good set up of Reflective Writing exercise as well, particularly good in the debrief section, going back to participants for their experience with the exercise.
Going first to participants for their input so consistently. Getting their feedback in debriefing exercises.
Perhaps more followup or provision of space for participant who stated Naikan practice made them feel as though they were not loved enough. Tricky to explore this...and Michael's feedback was good for us all to hear: that, in the event someone is feeling this way, it could be helpful to ask what harm caregivers had done (with the caveat that this is for explicit cases of people who feel saddened by the exercise). The overall caveat being that, because of our natural negativity bias, we don't usually ask about the harms our caregivers may have done us because we tend to naturally default to remembering/recalling harm rather than benefit.