Whether it's a 70-mile-an-hour fastball or a 10-year-old child who doesn’t understand why her mother has died. It’s natural to want to duck.
A therapist–lawyer on what most often gets clinicians in trouble with the law and everything you need to know about the duty to report, to warn—and more.
The ways we disclose, read cues from our clients, and dialogue about what’s been divulged are the keys to whether therapist self-disclosure helps clients’ therapeutic goals or gets in the way.
The revolution in communication technology has created a new set of ethical dilemmas, which—given the pervasiveness of Internet culture—are invading our sessions, whether we know it or not.
As the therapist's status shifts from an oversized "Svengali" to an overworked service provider at risk of lawsuits, what can we make of traditional ethical codes?
Certain kinds of challenging cases and clients—such as narcissists, resistant clients, individuals with borderline personality disorder, or complex trauma—routinely trigger our personal vulnerabilities or compassion fatigue, and undermine our sense of therapeutic competence. In this highly practical webcast series, we’ll focus on concrete strategies that help us respond to these clients with greater flexibility, compassion, and clinical effectiveness.