Topic: counseling skills
If you’re not careful, the whole thing turns into an endless game of cat-and-mouse, that leads nowhere.
Like a stroke patient who suddenly finds himself needing to relearn basic skills that were once automatic, it may require a level of personal commitment unseen for many years.
The practitioner’s job is to tease apart the clinical picture to identify likely contributors to focus on in treatment.
Try thinking of recovery as a learning process based in experience rather than the acquisition of information.
…progress is the measuring stick. You want your patient to know the joy of a structured, purposeful life.
We don’t need to ‘cure’ social anxiety, only to increase the individual’s level of control over his or her emotions…
Project Match has long been held up as demonstrating the efficacy of three very different approaches.
Stats are something we impose on them when there’s already another client waiting in the corridor and the charting still isn’t done.