Identify one word to describe who you are. Write it on a piece of paper.
Was it difficult to find one word that describes who you are?
We often think of other people in singular terms, but a narrow perception of others limits our ability to understand and connect with others.
One word can never capture the wholeness of any given person.
Now try with an additional 5 words to describe your background or identity– add them on a piece of paper
Are five statements enough to describe who you are?
Which statements are most and least important to you?
Now rank them 1 as most important and 5 as least.
Think about how has your culture identity shifted over time?
When we engage with clients, it is important to practice self-reflection and understand our cultural identity as well as which social identities are most important to us.