Tag: therapeutic goals

Within The Therapist Lies The Key

| March 4, 2019

“The establishment of a therapeutic alliance can be a daunting task, even for those therapists who are generally successful…” For some time now, it has been well-established that the alliance between the therapist and the client plays a significant role in predicting successful therapeutic outcomes. A strong alliance is predictive of successfully achieving therapeutic goals, […]

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To Seek or Not to Seek: Confronting Mental Health with a Mental Health Provider

| February 22, 2018

People, who could use support confronting their mental health needs, are often challenged in seeking that support. Two significant reasons why folks don't seek support for mental health issues are: 1) They believe they don't need help; 2) They tell themselves that they are who they are, and nothing can change that. To overcome these […]

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Driving MyOutcomes

| January 22, 2014

Becoming more effective in helping clients achieve their therapeutic goals. I was driving to the store with my 15-yr-old son a few weeks back, when the subject of his driving a car came up. Full of adolescent bravado, he told me, that having ridden in a car all of these years, he felt that he […]

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Give Me Evidence or Give Me Death

| November 12, 2013

The increasing importance of using an Evidence Based Model in psychotherapy Articles have been written about ┬ávarious factors that interfere with people obtaining adequate mental healthcare, like lack of insurance coverage for psychotherapy, mis-education by the pharmaceutical industry, lack of public education by the government etc. In short, many people with emotional and behavioural problems […]

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