WAYS OF ATTENDING & COVID19 PREDICTIVE OUTCOMES
Cognitive Principle Therapy is based on left hemisphere-right hemisphere “Ways of Attending” as published in the book  of the same name by Dr. Iain McGilchrist, Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. If you use his concepts to compare with the CPA’s [Certified Practising Accountants] publication on 24th July, 2020 titled “7 predictions for the new normal post-pandemic” it is obvious that the big shift from the left brain thinking of the last 200 hundred years while move somewhat to right brain thinking.
Prediction 1-Capitalism will continue, but not as we know it
“We cannot strictly apply only financial benefits to a relationship” [left], “People are thinking that it’s more important for us to have a collective benefit-to have good health care and be prepared-than to amass more money in big industry” [right]
Prediction 2-It’s what you do, not where you do it.
“74 per cent of businesses intend to shift some employees to remote work [home] permanently.” [left] However, “people will still choose to work from offices next year because humans crave connections” [right]
Prediction 3 -Cybersecurity takes centre stage
Prediction 4-A new era of hyper collaboration
“Collaboration will shape new business models” [right]
Prediction 5-A multipolar future for Asia
“Covid-19 may facilitate the emergence of a truly multipolar Asia, where power is not dominated by one country, but distributed among many.” [left]
Prediction 6- Adaptability beats efficiency
“The businesses that survive-and eventually thrive-are those that have prioritised adaptability.” [right] “This is not to say that adaptability will come at the expense of efficiency. Its just a different way of structuring the business”
Prediction 7-Empathy trumps ego.
“Certainly, ego-led style leadership has been an absolute disaster [left][in Covid]”. “Empathetic leadership that is will to change its mind.” [right]
FUTURE OF COUNSELLING
Relating this to counselling, “Principles” as proposed by Cognitive Principle Therapy, that is Trust, Respect, Acceptance and Commitment [right], will take precedence over Cognitive Behavior Therapy [left], which most of GP’s will write down on Mental health plans. Principles look inward, then outward, rather than behavior, which looks outward and then inward.