Regain your clarity and clinical perspective quickly when dealing with difficult clients by learning a new way of identifying and dealing with the cognitive distortions and extreme emotions they trigger in you.
Working harder, seeing more clients, going to more workshops, doesn’t seem to actually help therapists improve outcomes. But there’s an emerging science of expertise and human performance that shows that working smarter does make a difference. This series will offer practical guidance on how to work more systematically to improve your positive outcomes and move to the next level of clinical accomplishment.
Changes in the habitual attitudes and behaviors that shape our lives rarely happen as the result of psychological epiphanies or emotional catharsis. Most therapeutic progress comes from the painstaking process of continual practice that reinforces some behaviors while actively discouraging others.
At its best, therapy is a deeply creative art, rooted in the healing quality of imagination, hope, risk, and wonder. Discover how to bring this creativity and originality into your practice right away.
When routines and habits become as lifeless as the manner in which one brushes one’s teeth, when the choreography of one’s existence resembles a blindfolded slog through quicksand—rather than the Jets and Sharks leaping across the streets of the Upper West Side—something must be done.
Enhance your awareness of therapists' strengths, weaknesses, and instructional needs at different stages in their careers, and learn how to use this knowledge to become a better supervisor.
Some people can drink to excess for years without experiencing the negative consequences that can destroy their lives. So when does someone cross the tenuous line from habit into addiction? And what’s the difference between the two anyway?
Learn what to say to continue to be effective when clients press some of your hottest buttons.
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