Tag Archives: mental health patient care

Meeting Resistance? Take Heart!

It happens. Sooner or later, virtually all clients/patients become resistant to our professional help. They forget appointments or [...]

Happiness Happens – Celebrate!

Mental health counselors and others in the mental healthcare industry can often times use a little bit of happiness spread their way, [...]

Legal Model for Reintegration Therapy

In domestic relations and custody cases, courts may order that a therapist assist in reuniting a child and parent, when the parent has [...]

“Predicting” and Preventing Suicide

While practitioners cannot be expected to reliably “predict” or foretell suicide, competent practitioners are expected to be [...]

Termination of Treatment

Suppose you are treating a minor, eleven years of age, with the consent of both parents. The court had ordered joint legal custody and [...]

Duty to the Patient – Termination of Treatment and Understanding Your Patient – Therapist Relationship and Expectations

… If the termination of treatment process is not properly carried out, the attempt to end the professional relationship can constitute, [...]

Patient Management Upon Risk of Termination: Offering One or More Free Sessions

The offer of one or more free termination sessions is something that therapists have used with patients regarding termination risk [...]

Expressing Feelings: Aid or Error?

Everything we therapists do in sessions is directed toward the goal of helping our clients/patients to value themselves more and to [...]