What is Socratic Method? Simply I can say the Socratic Method is answer(s) of your questions. You do not need to search truth outside, but find inside. The method can be applicable between individuals. Based on critical thinking, the truth seeking can be opposed by questioning and answering. It can be a debate, contradiction, offense or defense. However, it should lead to find the answer from various aspects & facts. The aim is to find the truth, not to confuse and come to wrong conclusion.
Socratic Method in psychotherapyI would like to share a few words about Socratic Method in psychotherapy. It is simple and has in-depth meaning. If someone wants to find the answer for his problem, the person has to raise so many useful questions. When more questions arise, there are more answers and possibility of solutions. A simple example is illustrated here.
Why I’m unorganized? Because, I have lot of distractions.
Can’t I deliver from them? I can, but I’m not initiated.
Why? I don’t know how to do.
Can I get help? Yes, I can.
Who can help me? Psychotherapist can help me.