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Creativity In The Consulting Room

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professional development

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.

Reading Course R125 will help you dramatically deepen your appreciation of creativity and spontaneity in the consulting room.


Here's What Reading Course R125, Creativity in the Consulting Room, Covers:

  • A step-by-step guide to using both Big Moments of insight and little, everyday moments to make sure that changes stick.
  • Why therapy is always an exercise in creative ambiguity and how this affects the basic assumptions of manualized treatment.
  • Three ways to use creativity in progress notes to deepen your understanding of a client.
  • Why therapy should ask clients to consider what is beautiful in their lives.
  • How the profiles of two remarkable artists--poet John O'Donohue and director Andre Gregory--offer perspectives on the role of creativity in the healing arts.

3 CE Hours • $39

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R125 Creativity in the Consulting Room Course Readings

The Big Moment: Inspiration vs. Perspiration in the Therapy Room by David Waters

The Art of Therapeutic Conversation: The Move to Manualized Treatment Misses the Point by Jay Efran & Mitchell Greene

The Poetics of Progress Notes: Using Your Imagination with Tough Cases by Jay Efran & Mitchell Greene

Rediscovering the Mystery: For John O’Donohue, Therapy Is a Journey into the Unknown Self by Mary Sykes Wylie

Beauty Resurrected: How Can a Therapist Head Off a Potentially Violent Client? by Michael Ventura

My Interview with Andre: For Andre Gregory, the Truth, No Matter How Painful, Is Always Funny by Richard Simon

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The content of this course is at the introductory - intermediate level.