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The Ethics of Termination with William Doherty

 

Handling Today's Hidden Ethical Dilemmas: NP0026 – Session 4

Learn from veteran therapist William Doherty as he’ll delve into complicated ethical situations by showing video clips from the popular HBO series, “The Sopranos” and “In Treatment” to lead discussions on useful and unbeneficial ways to bring up terminations when clients are no longer benefiting from therapy. Doherty will explain the most common scenarios when termination is—or should be broached—and will go over strategies for initiating termination topic at the right time and in the right way.


After the session, please let us know what you think. If you ever have any technical questions or issues, please feel free to email support@psychotherapynetworker.org.

09.20.2012   Posted In: NP0026 Handling Today's Hidden Ethical Dilemmas   By Psychotherapy Networker
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Helping Couples with Different Divorce Agendas with William Doherty

 

Who’s Afraid of Couples Therapy?: NP0022 – Session 3

What happens when partners in couples therapy have two different agendas in mind? Hear from expert William Doherty on this little spoken about topic. Learn how Discernment Counseling, an approach that helps couples clarify their feelings about the next step in their relationship, can help both clients and therapists.

After the session, please let us know what you think. What’s your experience with mixed-agenda couples in therapy? What questions remain for you now? Let us know what you think.

If you ever have any technical questions or issues, please feel free to email support@psychotherapynetworker.org.

07.31.2012   Posted In: NP0022 Who's Afraid of Couples Therapy?   By Psychotherapy Networker
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Treating the Mixed-Agenda Couple

 

What Should You Do When Partners Have Contradictory Goals

What should you do when one partner in a couple is serious about divorce while the other hopes to save the marriage?


In this clip from our upcoming streaming-video webcast series “Who’s Afraid of Couples Therapy?” family therapist William Doherty discusses the problems that arise in couples therapy when one partner is leaning in and the other is leaning away from the marriage. Listen to the clip below to find out what he thinks you can do if you find yourself in this challenging situation.


William Doherty, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the Citizen Professional Center at the University of Minnesota. He’s the author or coauthor of 12 books on families and family therapy, including Take Back Your Marriage, Take Back Your Kids, and Family Therapy, with Susan McDaniel.


Want to hear more on this topic? Bill Doherty also wrote an article that explores this topic in our popular November/December 2011 issue, which you can read here.


Have you ever found yourself in this situation with a couple? How did you handle it? Let us know.


Who's Afraid of Couples Therapy?
Starts Tuesday, July 17th

Click here for full course details.

07.10.2012   Posted In: NETWORKER EXCHANGE   By Psychotherapy Networker
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When Therapy Stalls with William Doherty

 

The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy: NP0021 - Session 1

Welcome to “The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy…And How Therapists Can Overcome Them.” In this series, leading innovators in the field will explore specific kinds of cases and clients that can stump even veteran therapists—narcissists, resistant clients, individuals with borderline personality disorder, and more. Each session will focus on concrete, practical strategies that’ll help you when facing these kinds of difficult cases.

In this first session, marriage and family therapist William Doherty highlights some techniques to follow when a client isn’t following the treatment plan, continues to follow a self-destructive path, or simply isn’t making progress. Learn how to avoid sounding like a disappointed parent or threatening to abandon the client when therapy stalls.

After you hear this presentation, please take a few minutes to comment about what you found most interesting or relevant, to ask any questions you have of the presenter or your colleagues, or to share any experiences. If you ever have any technical questions, please feel free to email support@psychotherapynetworker.org and our Support Team will help you.

06.21.2012   Posted In: NP0021 The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy   By Psychotherapy Networker
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When Therapy Stalls: A master therapist discusses what to do, what not to do, and a practical approach that works

 

How to Handle the Issue of Progress Before it Becomes a Therapy Crisis

Don’t wait till you get bored. Don’t wait till drastic action seems to be the only option. Act as soon as you sense that a client’s progress is leveling off or slipping backwards.


See how Bill Doherty’s simple, proactive approach can lead to positive developments when a therapy starts to stall.



This clip on how to put the topic of progress on the agenda in a session is from our upcoming streaming-video webcast series, "The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy ...And How Therapists can Overcome Them."


Another resource that you might find helpful in dealing with challenging cases is his article on "Treating the Mixed-Agenda Couple."


William Doherty, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the Citizen Professional Center at the University of Minnesota. He's the author or coauthor of 12 books on families and family therapy, including Take Back Your Marriage, Take Back Your Kids, and Family Therapy, with Susan McDaniel.


The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy
...And How Therapists Can Overcome Them

Starts Thursday, June 21st

Click here for full course details.

06.12.2012   Posted In: NETWORKER EXCHANGE   By Psychotherapy Networker
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NP0017, Ethics, Session 4, William Doherty

 

Learn from veteran therapist William Doherty as he’ll delve into complicated ethical situations by showing video clips from the popular HBO series, “The Sopranos” and “In Treatment” to lead discussions on useful and unbeneficial ways to bring up terminations when clients are no longer benefiting from therapy. Doherty will explain the most common scenarios when termination is—or should be broached—and will go over strategies for initiating termination topic at the right time and in the right way.

After the session, please take a few minutes to let us know what you think. What did Doherty discuss that was new to you? What was most interesting or relevant? We invite you to share your thoughts, questions, and revelations, as well as including your name and hometown with your comments.
If you have any technical questions, please feel free to contact support@psychotherapynetworker.org. Thanks for your participation.

03.08.2012   Posted In: NP0017 Handling Today's Hidden Ethical Dilemmas   By Psychotherapy Networker
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NP0011, Couples, Session 3, William Doherty

 
What happens when partners in couples therapy have two different agendas in mind? Hear from expert William Doherty on this little spoken about topic. Learn how Discernment Counseling, an approach that helps couples clarify their feelings about the next step in their relationship, can help both clients and therapists.

After the session, please let us know what you think. What’s your experience with mixed-agenda couples in therapy? What questions remain for you now? Let us know what you think.

Thank you so much for your participation, and welcome to this relevant and important series. If you ever have any technical questions or issues, please feel free to email support@psychotherapynetworker.org.
12.19.2011   Posted In: NP0011 Who's Afraid of Couples Therapy?   By Psychotherapy Networker
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NP0012, Ethics, Session 4, William Doherty

 

Learn from veteran therapist William Doherty as he’ll delve into complicated ethical situations by showing video clips from the popular HBO series, “The Sopranos” and “In Treatment” to lead discussions on useful and unbeneficial ways to bring up terminations when clients are no longer benefiting from therapy. Doherty will explain the most common scenarios when termination is—or should be broached—and will go over strategies for initiating termination topic at the right time and in the right way.

After the session, please take a few minutes to let us know what you think. What did Doherty discuss that was new to you? What was most interesting or relevant? We invite you to share your thoughts, questions, and revelations, as well as including your name and hometown with your comments.

If you have any technical questions, please feel free to contact support@psychotherapynetworker.org. Thanks for your participation.

12.12.2011   Posted In: NP0012 Handling Today's Hidden Ethical Dilemmas   By Psychotherapy Networker
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NP0009, Ethics, Session 4, William Doherty

 

Learn from veteran therapist William Doherty as he’ll delve into complicated ethical situations by showing video clips from the HBO series, “The Sopranos” and “In Treatment” to lead discussions on useful and unbeneficial ways to bring up terminations when clients are no longer benefiting from therapy. Doherty will explain the most common scenarios when termination is—or should be broached—and will go over strategies for initiating termination topic at the right time and in the right way. 

After the session, please take a few minutes to engage in the Comment Board and let us know what you think. What did Doherty discuss that was new to you? What struck you the most? We invite you to share your thoughts, questions, and revelations, as well as including your name and hometown with your comments.

If you have any technical questions, please feel free to contact support@psychotherapynetworker.org. Thanks for your participation.

09.15.2011   Posted In: NP0009 Handling Today's Hidden Ethical Dilemmas   By Psychotherapy Networker
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