Distraction is a helpful psychological technique. Used in the right amount, and with the right motivation then it an incredibly adaptive coping strategy. Think of visiting the dentist for a filling - is it helpful to distract yourself from the work? If it is, then why can't distraction be helpful for your clients too?
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