Some psychotherapists obtain 50% better treatment outcomes and have 50% fewer patient dropouts than do their fellow therapists. This workshop will discuss what distinguishes these two groups and demonstrate the core tasks that contribute to these different positive outcomes: How therapists can employ a Case Conceptualization Model of risk and protective factors that informs both assessment and treatment decision-making will be presented. A strength-based Constructive Narrative treatment approach will be presented designed to treat patients with a variety of co-occurring disorders such as PTSD, depression /Suicidal behaviors, Prolong and complicated grief, and Substance abuse disorders. A detailed Handout will be provided, as well as a TO DO list so attendees can DELIBERATELY PRACTICE the core skills of effective psychotherapists.
After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
7.0 CE’s for:
Dr. Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.