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Treating The Difficult Client

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professional development

Clients with chronic problems often leave their therapists feeling paralyzed and ineffective, unable to detect improvement. This course will provide you with practical skills for building hope and a strong relationship with your client.

Reading Course R103, comprised of 5 articles, offers a range of innovative approaches for dealing with most challenging problems. It will help you draw on the most powerful therapeutic resources of all: the complex, unpredictable vagaries of the client's own heart, mind, and spirit.

Here's What Reading Course R103, Treating the Difficult Client, Covers:
  • The negative impacts of avoiding a client's problem.
  • How to use inclusive language and your client's actions to build hope.
  • A step-by-step analysis of Marsha Linehan's Dialectical Behavioral Approach.
  • How to translate your client's ambivalences and contradictions into fresh possibilities.
  • The language structures and techniques that can rebuild hope in even the most shattered client.

3 CE Credits • $39

R103 Treating the Difficult Client Course Readings

Revolution on the Horizon: DBT Challenges the Borderline Diagnosis by Katy Butler

Stepping Off the Throne: It’s Easy to Be Too Enamored with Our Own Theories by Barry L. Duncan

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Turning Ambivalence into Possibility by Bill O'Hanlon

The Pragmatics of Hope: What to Do When all Seems Lost by Yvonne Dolan

The Psychology of the Sand-Pit: Clinical Lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh by Douglas Flemons

3 CE Credits • $39

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