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Virginia Satir

Read through the most famous quotes from Virginia Satir

We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.

— Virginia Satir

#self-determination #self-perception #perception

Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.

— Virginia Satir

#difference #life #makes #supposed #way

Life is not the way it's supposed to be, it's the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference

— Virginia Satir


The Problem is never the problem! It is only a symptom of something much deeper.

— Virginia Satir


So much is asked of parents, and so little is given.

— Virginia Satir

#given #little #much #parents

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.

— Virginia Satir

#growth #hugs #maintenance #need #survival

What lingers from the parent's individual past, unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her or his irrational parenting.

— Virginia Satir

#her #his #incomplete #individual #irrational

We can learn something new anytime we believe we can.

— Virginia Satir

#believe #learn #new #something

Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem.

— Virginia Satir

#problem #problems

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.

— Virginia Satir

#action #child #every #expression #facial

About Virginia Satir

Virginia Satir Quotes

Did you know about Virginia Satir?

In two national surveys of Psychiatrists Psychologists Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists Virginia Satir was voted the most influential therapist. Recognition
Two years later Satir was appointed to the Steering Committee of the International Family Therapy Association and became a member of the Advisory Board for the National Council for Self-Esteem. Helping Families to Change.

She is also known for creating the Virginia Satir Change Process Model a psychological model developed through clinical studies. Change management and organizational gurus of the 1990s and 2000s embrace this model to define how change impacts organizations.

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