Issue 24: Questions that ‘Feed the Good Dog’
I’d like to start with a story from a book I am currently enjoying. The story is called ‘The Dog I Feed Most’. It goes like this:
A Native American elder described his inner struggle in this manner: ‘Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil; the other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time’. When his grandson asked him which dog won, the elder replied: ‘The one I feed most’
From: 101 Solution Focused Questions for Anxiety. 2015 Fredrike Bannink
In this issue we are exploring what sort of questions ‘feed the good dog’ in our client? ……questions that elicit information that is of most benefit to our client’s forward movement and successful behaviour change process.