In this era of medical necessity and evidence-based therapies, it’s easy to lose sight of a basic truth. We heal not through prescriptions and procedures, but through talking and listening.
Explore a step-by-step protocol for helping ambivalent couples decide whether to stay in a marriage that maximizes the chances that the relationship will survive and prepares spouses for the possibility of divorce.
Discover what Dr. Melfi’s ethical dilemmas can teach you about blurred boundaries, the limits of “values neutral” therapy, and how to talk effectively with clients about behavior that’s hurting both them and others. Note: Fulfills many state board requirements for training in ethics and risk management.
Why do we get stuck in “Groundhog Day therapy”—cases in which we spin our wheels from session to session? Before lurching on to alternative treatment strategies, the key to progress is recognizing the need to shift the therapist–client relationship.