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‘Did not attend’: what are the barriers to attending initial psychotherapy appointments?

The Social Care Elf

Laurence Palfreyman explores a mixed methods systematic review, which brings together research from across the world looking at why people fail to attend their first psychotherapy appointment. The post ‘Did not attend’: what are the barriers to attending initial psychotherapy appointments?

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ASWB Exam Prep: Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Therapist Development Center

The post ASWB Exam Prep: Interpersonal Psychotherapy appeared first on Therapist Development Center Blog. As we discussed last month in our blog on Gestalt Therapy, a challenge of the ASWB LMSW and LCSW exams is the breadth of content that can be tested.

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Internet-based psychotherapy may be cost-effective for anxiety and depression

The Social Care Elf

The post Internet-based psychotherapy may be cost-effective for anxiety and depression appeared first on National Elf Service. Ally Canaway blogs a systematic review which finds evidence of internet-based psychological interventions being cost-effective for depression and anxiety.

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Observing therapist-patient interactions to predict dropout from psychotherapy

Society of Clinical Psychology

Over about the last 50 years, clinical research has proven without a doubt that psychotherapy significantly alleviates the symptoms of a wide range of mental illnesses, for example, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, and addictions (Lutz et al.,

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Comparing psychotherapies for gay and bisexual men’s mental health

Society of Clinical Psychology

Based on this knowledge, our team at Yale created an identity-affirming psychotherapy to reduce the cognitive, affective, and behavioral mechanisms through which stigma erodes sexual minority men’s mental health. Psychological science has advanced knowledge on sexual minority (e.g.,

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psychotherapy as internal relation

Clinical Philosophy

(notes for a talk at Confer, 21st Sep 2019 ) Abstract Describing psychotherapy as a method of treatment is expedient in healthcare settings, but it would take a tin ear to not baulk at it as a characterisation of the therapeutic experience.

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Metacognitive therapy for depressive symptoms in cardiac patients: new findings from the PATHWAY trial

The Social Care Elf

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Why Anyone Can Benefit From Therapy

My Brains Not Broken

mental health mental wellness psychology psychotherapy therapyLike many people, I have a love/hate relationship with therapy.

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CBT for youth anxiety and depression: satisfaction guaranteed?

The Social Care Elf

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Bringing My Whole Self to Therapy

My Brains Not Broken

mental health psychotherapy therapist therapists therapyA few months ago, a big part of my mental health routine was thrown off pretty heavily when I had to abruptly stop seeing my therapist.

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psychotherapy's moral bite: on deactivating the projection of will

Clinical Philosophy

It's from a recent blogpost by Jon Frederikson ; Frederikson is a particularly lucid and thoughtful exponent of ISTDP (Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy). What distinguishes the master therapist? I've long suspected that an important aspect of such a therapist is her moral seriousness. By that phrase - moral seriousness - I mean something quite specific.

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Behavioural therapies may reduce inattention symptoms in adults with ADHD

The Social Care Elf

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The 4M model for promoting student mental health: mindfulness, movement, meaning and moderator-based interventions

The Social Care Elf

In her debut blog, Snigdha Dutta explores the 4M model for promoting university student mental health, explored by a recent systematic review which suggests that a combination of mindfulness, movement, meaning, and moderator-based interventions may help.

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loneliness and therapy

Clinical Philosophy

But yesterday I realised what I should have said is this: Psychotherapy is, as I believe we all know, primarily about helping the patient identify and disidentify from and challenge critical or otherwise unhelpful inner voices, voices which demoralise. Yet my point is that the work of psychotherapy, as we've always practiced it, is itself precisely what's required for the true amelioration of loneliness. bad objects loneliness love psychotherapy

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Importance of Dignity Therapy in working with the dying

Hospice Chaplaincy

Saul Ebema Dignity therapy is a form of psychotherapy designed for terminally ill patients and their families. The focus Continue Reading. Research death and dying dignity therapy Dr. Saul Ebema Hospice chaplaincy Saul Ebema

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DfE proposes law change to improve adults’ access to adoption therapy

Community Care

The DfE also stressed that adults could make use of existing systems of professional registration for counselling, such as those run by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the UK Council for Psychotherapy , in choosing a therapist.

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ASWB Exam Prep: Structural Family Therapy

Therapist Development Center

The past couple months’s blogs highlight two therapy theories that can show up on the test: Gestalt and Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Today’s blog covers another of the many therapy theories that can show up on the ASWB exams: Structural Family Therapy. … Continued.

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Sexism Makes it Harder for Girls to Benefit from Therapy

Society of Clinical Psychology

In this blog post, I describe a study that my colleagues and I conducted examining whether psychotherapies are less effective for girls in places with higher sexism. how efficacious an intervention, such as psychotherapy or medication, is).

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Festive opening of the university outpatient clinic

Clinical Psychology of Social Interaction

On 09.09.2022, the new outpatient clinic for psychotherapy and psychodiagnostics, headed by Prof. The s pecial outpatient clinic for anxiety disorders at HU Berlin offers treatment, diagnostics and specialised psychotherapy for people with anxiety disorder, panic disorder or various phobic disorders. In the specialized outpatient clinic for obsessive-compulsive disorders at the HU Berlin, patients with obsessive-compulsive disorders receive individual psychotherapy.

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The Promise of Data Informed Patient-Therapist Matching: Context Matters

Society of Clinical Psychology

It may come as no surprise to patients and therapists to hear that the therapist matters when it comes to the quality of psychotherapy. Findings from psychotherapy outcome research have “caught up” to anecdote and patient and therapist intuition. Psychotherapy, 52 , 308–314.

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Creating a Voice: The unique needs of LGBTQ+ Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

inSocialWork

Her modalities include psychodynamic therapy, attachment-based psychotherapy, and trauma-focused therapy. Kaytlyn Gillis, LCSW, BACS.

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what's love got to do with it?

Clinical Philosophy

In a paper on whether psychotherapy is a form of prostitution, philosopher Rupert Read suggests that therapy is to genuine loving friendship (‘agape’) as prostitution is to erotic love (‘eros’). Is psychotherapy, too, not a more subtle selling of such a fantasy?

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Covid-19 Telehealth Publications

Society of Clinical Psychology

Several entities are sharing resources relevant to this crisis and we decided that our contribution would be to compile recent publications on the application of tele-health to evidence-based psychotherapy.

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Fundamentals of Emotional Freedom Technique

University of Connecticut

Emotional Freedom Technique is a form of Energy Psychology, combining psychotherapy and energy healing techniques. Catherine Ewing, LCSW, MDiv. Monday, Feb 27. 10 am – 12 pm (ET). 2 CECs. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete.

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How to Choose a Therapist: Tips and Fits

Stop Abuse Campaign

Therapy” is often used interchangeably with the terms “counseling” and “psychotherapy.” Counseling and psychotherapy are used with virtually all types of mental illness including: . ← How to heal from ACEs and childhood trauma.

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Types of Therapy and Mental Health Providers

Stop Abuse Campaign

Along with psychotherapy, they can dispense medication if needed to help with the overall course of therapy. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Psychodynamic psychotherapy is very different from the two previously mentioned approaches. .

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Altering the understanding of Alters: Dissociative Identity Disorder

MQ Mental Health

Treatment for dissociative disorders may include talk therapy (psychotherapy) and medication. Movies can be great for helping us discuss our mental health experiences. Recently, a TV series has helped shine a light on a lesser known and highly stigmatised condition.

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Debunking Myths About PTSD

Gateway Foundation

Some of the treatments available to individuals with PTSD include: Psychotherapy: During therapy, you’ll talk with a mental health professional to help address your traumatic experiences and learn how to move on and improve your symptoms.

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Do psychotherapists improve with time and experience?

Society of Clinical Psychology

Psychotherapy is not always, of course, a predictable environment. Research on expertise in psychotherapy has relied heavily on cross-sectional designs (Stein & Lambert, 1995). His research interests include mindfulness-based interventions, psychotherapy, and research methods.

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nota bene

Clinical Philosophy

I don't know about you, but the reason I often make notes after psychotherapy sessions is because I need aides-memoires. I've about 18 patients - in my private psychotherapy practice - at any one time; most of them attend just once a week.

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Why Reporting Harms Matters

Society of Clinical Psychology

A challenge arises however due to the relative paucity of reporting of harms in the literature, particularly with psychotherapy efficacy and comparative effectiveness trials, which then limits decision-making regarding the relative balance between potential benefits and harms of a treatment.

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2022 International Women’s Day

MQ Mental Health

This International womens day, we want to celebrate the achievements of three inspiring past MQ Fellows. The MQ Fellows awards invests in early career researchers, giving them the support and funding they need to expand on their research and develop their careers within mental health science.

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How Relationship Counselling Can Benefit You

Psychological Health Care

Relationship counselling is a type of psychotherapy. Psychotherapy is a structured process which can be limited to a few sessions or can be longer term, depending on the individuals involved and approach needed.

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Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Bandit

PSYCHOTHERAPY. TikTok Video. YouTube Video. Infographic. Cognitive-Behavioral Information. Psychodynamic Information. Humanistic. Integrative/Holistic. IPSRT (Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy) Information. MEDICATIONS. Antipsychotics Antipsychotics A–Z Information.

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(CY) 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Key Provisions Impacting Clinical Social Workers

Social Work Blog

Psychotherapy with Crisis and Higher-Level Codes : NASW urges CMS to allow high-level services such as crisis psychotherapy to be furnished through audio-only.

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Theories and Methods - Reality Therapy

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

RT helps people focus on pursuing their needs, leaving aside discussion of symptoms, the past, and the unconscious--an enormous departure from other, traditional modes of psychotherapy. Reality therapy (RT) was developed in the 1960s by William Glasser. Glasser's view is that people suffer from the human condition rather than mental disorders.

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Am I Depressed? Depression Symptoms, Causes, Therapy

Stop Abuse Campaign

Through lifestyle changes, counseling, psychotherapy, or medications, there is hope that we can negate or reduce the effects and get out of depression. Two of the most common forms of depression therapy include cognitive-behavior therapy and psychotherapy.

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Good Grief! Coping with grief & loss

Millennial Social Worker

Psychotherapy is another useful strategy for coping with grief and loss. Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest.

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Identifying Mechanisms of Change in Clinical Supervision

Society of Clinical Psychology

When attending national academic conferences in psychology, it is hard not to hear mention of mechanisms of change in psychotherapy. Mediators and mechanisms of change in psychotherapy research. Unique and common mechanisms of change across cognitive and dynamic psychotherapies.

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NASW Recognizes October 6th as National Depression Screening Day

Social Work Blog

Most people see improvements in their depressive symptoms with psychotherapy. By Denise Johnson, LCSW-C. Senior Practice Associate, Clinical Social Work.