What are the specific skills and qualities that distinguish effective therapists from less successful practitioners? In this workshop, you’ll discover the answers, gleaned from the latest research. You’ll learn three specific strategies that separate the good from the great. We’ll discuss the importance of getting regular client feedback and the most efficient methods
Yes, it’s time to measure client progress---and doing so will benefit both your clients and your practice. Clients whose mental health functioning is improving are far likelier to stay the course and benefit from therapy. Those who are experiencing worsening are likely to leave treatment worse off. How can you effectively monitor mental health vital signs?
Even as skilled, veteran therapists, we can find ourselves clumsily blundering through certain awkward clinical situations---a client gets angry at us, flatly rejects our brilliant interventions, or questions our competence. With couples, one partner may hog all the air time or refuse to consider the possibility that he or she may need to change, too.
Supervision is essential, but it can become so narrowly focused on a particular case or didactic method that larger issues and challenges remain unexplored. If you’re looking for a fresher, more engaging approach to supervision, this is the workshop for you. We’ll begin by exploring ways to approach challenging situations---when you like or dislike a client
You know you’re facing resistance when your client shrugs or mumbles “I don’t know” to most of your questions, responds with “Yes, but . . .” to your suggestions, and seems terminally bored. Meanwhile, therapy seems to be at a dead end and you feel insecure, incompetent, frustrated, even angry. In this practical and enlightening workshop, we’ll discuss
The targeted use of empirical data and research results to improve therapeutic outcomes is creating a revolution in psychotherapy. If you’ve been wondering how an integrated database could help you measure and assess the progress of your clients, and provide the feedback and guidance to help you achieve greater success, this is the workshop for you.