A big fine, for instance, isn’t necessarily a better deterrent than a lesser one that is administered quickly and effectively.
Topics: client types and needs, counseling, court-mandated, criminal courts, dealing with noncompliance, DUI/DWI, establishing credibility, legal problems, leverage, relapse, Using Leverage Series
Wasn’t it Archimedes who promised that given a lever long enough and a place to stand, he would move the world? In using leverage, think of credibility as the place you stand.
Topics: counseling, court-mandated, DUI/DWI, establishing credibility, leverage, Using Leverage Series
For some reason, the clients paid little attention to his advice. Most of the time, they treated him like a visitor from Mars.
Topics: Clinician Skills, counseling skills, establishing credibility
I recall one professor airily informing his class that recovering counselors had an ‘agenda’.
Topics: clinical management, counseling, counseling skills, establishing credibility