Therapy for Bosses: Making Space for Emotions in the Workplace
April 15, 2020 by Talia Filippelli, LCSW, Founder, Starr Therapy, www.starrtherapy.com
This month’s virtual therapy session for bosses is all about confronting something we’ve collectively avoided for a long time - our employees’ feelings. Most employers don’t give this topic much attention. Emotions get checked at the door - this is business . Right?
Not so fast.
Undervaluing emotions, unfortunately, leads employers to disregard, avoid and ignore their employees’ feelings. There are lots of reasons we, as leaders, do this.