Make the Changes You've Been Promising Yourself
Dr. Flowers offers personal consultations on
various aspects of emotional competence for both small groups and
individuals. Dr. Flowers' consultations are usually face-to-face
sessions in which she focuses her attention on the client's issues,
listening carefully to the details to analyze the dynamics of the
issues. She and the client then, work through the issues
collaboratively, to develop pragmatic management strategies or
personal consultations have helped clients address issues such as
conflict resolution or rapprochement in a family, uncertainty about
a career move or parenting situation, finding a life balance, and
seeking a second opinion or evaluation about the appropriateness of
Dr. Flowers uses a practical, client-centered
approach to make the consultation process clear and engaging. She
assesses the issues involved and in everyday language,
systematically discusses with clients various approaches they might
take for resolution. Dr. Flowers helps design the final strategies
to make the most of the individual personality and strengths of each
She also uses these specific situations to assist
clients to anticipate the future management of their personal
development. By increasing their overall understanding of how the
feeling, thinking and action steps work together to resolve the
current situation, clients develop the tools to resolve similar
situations that may arise in their lives.
Dr. Flowers sometimes uses dreams to expedite the
consultation process and the client’s personal development.
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personal consultation clients include individuals and families
seeking help to change a situation in their personal or work lives,
or seeking guidance with their current approach to change.
"It gave me a chance to analyze why I do certain things—why I
am not getting the results I am seeking. Very beneficial!"
- Attendee, Equilibrium Dynamics Workshop:
One to three sessions are usually enough
to discuss the underlying psychodynamic issues involved in the
situation and to design a courses of action collaboratively. For
extremely complex situations, the client(s) can provide written
accounts from their individual perspective(s) prior to the
sessions. This expedites the process considerably.
Confidentiality is maintained for about
these sessions unless the client agrees in writing to a
different arrangement, or the law requires otherwise.
The location of the consultations is
usually Dr. Flowers’ office in San Francisco. However, she
travels for organizational consultations and can sometimes
arrange personal consultations nearby.
Fees are charged by the hour.
Follow-up is usually available upon
attention in face-to-face sessions for analyzing a workplace
issue and working through it to develop a pragmatic
or groups seeking resolutions to specific professional
issues or assistance in improving emotional competence
attention in face-to-face sessions for analyzing a familial
or personal issue and working through it to develop a
or groups seeking resolutions to specific personal issues or
assistance in improving emotional competence or
* Contact Dr. Flowers for more information about fees.