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Mindfulness

Useful for dealing with: Depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and addiction.
Background
Mindfulness is a form of therapy that utilizes meditation and breathing exercises to help people gain control over their emotions in stressful situations to avoid negative downward spirals.
What to expect
Mindfulness can be performed in one-on-one or group sessions. Your therapist will often use session time to discuss mindfulness strategies, giving you insight into your own cognition and negative mental habits, as well as lead mindfulness exercises such as guided meditation and breathing.

The strategies taught in mindfulness-based therapies can be used every day to enhance your mood, restructure negative thought patterns, as well as help to prevent thoughts from spiraling downwards, which commonly leads to depressive episodes or heightened cases of anxiety.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Useful for dealing with
Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and many others.

Background
CBT is a form of psychotherapy ("talk therapy") that focuses primarily on identifying and reshaping negative or unrealistic thoughts and beliefs.

What to expect
Your therapist will work with you to identify stressful or troubling situations in your life and help you become more aware of your current reactions, feelings, and beliefs about them. Once you are more in tune with your thoughts, your therapist will guide you through identifying those that may be excessively negative or inaccurate to reality and will work with you to develop strategies for reshaping those thoughts.

Reshaping your thoughts may be harder than it seems, though, depending on how hard-wired your reactions are. As such it's important to consistently see your therapist as you're starting out. Likewise, it's common for CBT to involve "homework" to be completed in your own time to reinforce lessons from your previous session.

Psychodynamic

Useful for dealing with
Depression, difficulty in forming or maintaining personal relationships, addiction, social anxiety, body image issues.

Background
Psychodynamic Therapy is a form of "talk therapy" that aims to examine and improve a person's relationship with the world around them by looking deeper at their thoughts, reactions, and aspirations.

What to expect
In sessions, your therapist will prompt you to speak openly on any topic you'd like, such as your current issues or future dreams. By talking through these various topics, you may begin to feel a reduction in negative emotions, and through the support of your therapist, you may feel a boost to self-esteem and the quality of your interpersonal relationships.

In these discussions, your therapist will assist you in identifying, accepting, and overcoming negative emotions while highlighting positive aspects that may come to light. Over time you will gain the skills to analyze and overcome issues independently by adapting your thoughts and behaviors using the tools learned during sessions.

Humanistic

Background
Humanistic Therapy (sometimes referred to as "humanism") is a therapeutic approach which highlights the importance of understanding each person as a whole human with unique experiences, as opposed to an archetype or trying to place them within a category. Humanistic therapy utilizes a gestalt approach to generate insights and wisdom, focusing on feelings of the present as opposed to digging through the past.
Useful for dealing with
Depression, anxiety, panic disorders, personality disorders, addiction, and relationship issues (love and family). Also beneficial for people searching to "purpose" or who feel a sense of "incompleteness".
What to expect
A humanistic therapist will focus on your positive traits and behaviors and try to better understand how you perceives your own behaviors, actions, and thoughts. By maintaining a focus on positive traits and behaviors, the therapist will help you to reinforce your internalized self-image to highlight the good and set you up to harness your own personal intuitions to achieve fulfillment and personal growth.

Somatic

Background
Somatic Therapy is a method that combines psychotherapy ("talk therapy") and active therapy to help you uncover and process negative thoughts and reactions you may feel from old memories or experiences. The underlying principle of Somatic Therapy is that the mind and body are linked, meaning unresolved negative emotions from the past may linger in your body and cause you real physical pain when they surface. By developing strategies for mitigating and deal with these troubling emotions, you will be able to move forward with a healthier mind and body.
Useful for dealing with
Stress, anxiety, depression, grief, addiction, relationship issues, and trauma.
What to expect
You can expect sessions to involve a focus on reliving a past memory that may be a point of pain or discomfort for you. Once you have recalled the memory, your therapist will help you identify any physical reactions you may be experiencing.

Depending on what you find, your therapist will help you to develop strategies for dealing with these feelings in the future, using techniques such as breathing and meditation exercises. Additionally, your therapist may recommend more active strategies on top of your sessions, like yoga or massage. By practicing the strategies you develop with your therapist consistently, you can learn to free yourself from the pain caused by resurfaced experiences and engage more fully in your life.

Interpersonal Therapy

Background
Interpersonal Therapy is an approach which focuses primarily on current relationships and negative thoughts or behaviors associated with them. This approach differs from methods like CBT as it tends to avoid looking at past relationships or issues that don't directly deal with the quality of present-day relationships. IPT provides you with tools and strategies to deal with four main areas: interpersonal deficits, unresolved grief, difficult life transitions, and interpersonal disputes.
Useful for dealing with
Depression and mood disorders including, but not limited to, bipolar disorder.
What to expect
You can expect sessions to be either one-on-one or group format. In the beginning, there will be a large emphasis on your therapist getting to understand any mental health symptoms you may be suffering, as well as understanding your current relationships. As sessions progress, your therapist will work with you to identify problem areas and provide strategies for resolving them.

To make meaningful and consistent progress, your therapist will likely assign "homework" outside of session to solidify and implement the strategies they have provided.

Eclecticism

Background
Eclectic Therapy is an approach which pulls from a wide range of orientations to create sessions that are customized and tailored to the specific needs of the client. Depending on what is discovered in a session, your therapist may choose to alter the strategies or direction of the next session to drive a deeper understanding of specific issues or topics.
What to expect
Sessions in Eclectic Therapy may feel unstructured at first as your therapist works to get a better baseline understanding of the issues you are facing, and in turn choosing a good initial direction. For example, a therapist may realize at first that you would benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but as time goes on you will transition to a more Somatic approach as you master the concepts of the previous method or transition to a new topic.

Coaching

Background
Coaching (also referred to as "life-coaching") is a field of counseling which focuses on motivation, support, and generating lasting confidence as a means of helping people establish and reach goals to advance themselves. Unlike most forms of therapy, does not require a degree or official certification, though many programs exist for coaching certification.
What to expect
While other forms of therapy are typically founded on specific theories or concepts, coaching is considered more free-form and can vary greatly from coach to coach, depending on their individual preferences.

Common coaching methods pull from different areas of therapy to help you understand your current circumstances, visualize your goals, and develop strategies to achieve them. In addition, coaches can often be more hands-on and focus on holding you accountable to your goals and progress.

Gestalt

Background
Therapy is a combination of psychotherapy ("talk therapy") and active therapy. The primary goal of Gestalt methods is to increase self-awareness of what is holding you back in the present by better understanding how past experiences still negatively influence you.
Useful for dealing with
Anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and relationship issues.
What to expect
A major thing to note is that Gestalt methods don't want you to simply think about the past, they want you to bring it to the present in order to most effectively determine the underlying causes of what is affecting you now. As such, it's common that a session will involve other forms of experiential therapy, such as role-playing or re-enactment.

By actively recreating past situations, you are able to process these experiences in the present and understand how they may have created negative thought patterns and behaviors that still hold you back.

Once you've successfully identified those obstacles, your therapist will help you to develop tools to reverse and move past those barriers in order to live a more fulfilling life.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Useful for dealing with
Career stress, general anxiety, social anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and psychosis.

Background
ACT is a form of psychotherapy (talk therapy) that focuses on accepting difficult situations and developing strategies to move forward, instead of becoming stuck.

What to expect
One of the core principles of ACT is developing and refining your ability to accept the circumstances of your current situation that you cannot or are too difficult to change.

Accepting in this case is not the same as "giving in". Instead your therapist will help you to stop wasting energy and getting swamped by things beyond your control, and offset those things by choosing a path and committing to it.

Drawing similarities to mindfulness-based therapies, another aspect of ACT deals with helping you to recontextualize your thoughts, or change how you perceive the thousands of things that run through your head every day. By changing your perspective and not giving all thoughts equal weight, you will hone the skill of acknowledging thoughts without allowing them to have power over you.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Useful for dealing with
Personality disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic-stress disorder, and addiction.

Background
DBT is founded on the idea of dialectics, or balanced opposites. What does that mean, exactly? Think of it as a mental transition from a black-and-white "either-or" outlook to a balanced "both-and" mindset. Similar to ACT, DBT is focused on developing skills around acceptance and directed change.

What to expect
You can expect DBT to involve four main strategies or tools for you to take into life: mindfulness, distress tolerance/resilience, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. All of these tools will increase your ability to be present, accept your negative emotions and face them head-on, mitigate them in a healthy way, and communicate with others in a strong and respectful manner.

Due to the practical nature of the skills you are developing, you can expect these sessions to be hands-on and have "homework" assigned to reinforce what you're learning in your day-to-day life.
Jungian Psychotherapy

Background
Jungian Therapy (sometimes referred to as "Jungian Analysis") is a form of therapy that works to bring the conscious and unconscious mind together. This involves deeper exploration into what is considered the true subconscious "self" as opposed to simply looking at the "self" that you monitor and present to the world. While Jungian Therapy is used to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, it's also a useful method for anybody looking to gain a deeper understanding of themselves.


What to expect
You can expect sessions to involve a variety of techniques and strategies for deeper exploration, such as interpretation of your dreams, word association exercises, or more expressive activities such as art. All of these techniques aim to bring to light issues that you may be unknowingly connecting to different situations or stimuli.

Jungian Therapy relies heavily on consistent hard work, repeated sessions, and "homework" done outside of session.


Establish rapport with client toward building a therapeutic alliance.
Applied supportive therapy.
Reviewed current and past functioning
Developed treatment plan
Rapport Building
Assessed risk of harm
Contracted for safety
Discussed barrier’s to progress
Introduced parenting strategies
Evaluated progress toward treatment goals.
Provided referral or linkage
Provided Education and Information
Discussed alternative behaviors
INTERVENTIONS:

Cognitive Therapy
Insight-oriented
Trauma Counseling
Behavioral Therapy
Building Insight
Client Empowerment
Motivational Interviewing
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Crisis Management
Solution-Focused Therapy
Homework/Exercises
Supportive Psychotherapy
Psycho-Education
Systemic Therapy
Building Self-Esteem
Solution Focused
Structural Family Therapy
Communication Skills
Grief Work
Coping Skills
Relaxation Training
Crisis Intervention
Problem Solving
Client Centered
Parenting Skills
Behavior Modification
Rapport Building
Role Playing
DBT
Support Linking
Clinical Impressions:
Psycho-education.

SKILL BUILDING IN:

Communication
Relaxation
Social Skills
Assignment/Evaluation of Homework
Symptom/Compliance Monitoring
Parenting
Treatment Planning
Anger Management
Assisted patient with problem solving.
Provided psychoeducation.
Helped patient generate insight.
Patient participated in CBT.
Patient engaged Psychodynamic therapy.
Patient engaged Existential therapy.
Applied interpersonal neurobiology
Patient participated in DBT
Patient participated in Trauma-Based CBT
Patient participated in mindfulness/meditation/relaxation practice
Discussed peer relationships with patient
Discussed couples skills with patient
Discussed family relationships with patient
Discussed parenting skills with patient
Applied Family Systems therapy
Applied Nonviolent Communication
Reinforced academic goals and progress
Reinforced vocational planning and career development
Applied Motivational Interviewing
Reviewed relapse triggers with patient
Patient participated in play therapy
Reviewed stages of grief with patient




Assist In Awareness And Recognition Of Triggers Associated With Negative Self-TalkAssist In Behavioral Rehearsal Of Coping Skills And StrategiesAssist In Developing A Personal Mission Statement For Him With Each Family MemberAssist In Developing Behavioral Sleep Plan To Maximize Sleep Quantity And Sleep QualityAssist In Developing Preventive PracticesAssist In Developing Scried Responses To Support Positive Healthy Verbalization With Self-TalkAssist In Identification Of Replacement Thoughts That Are More Adaive And Contribute Toward Improved Functional Capacity For Daily LivingAssist In Learning Cognitive Restructuring TechniquesAssist In Self-Empowering And Advocating For Self With Primary Care Physician For Medical Exams (IeAssist In Thinking About Lifestyle Changes: Assist In Thinking About Possible Environmental Changes To Improve SleepAssist With His Ability To Internally Highlight Moments Of Positive Interactions Within 'S RelationshipsAssist With The Identification Of Feelings As Triggers Of BehaviorAssisted In …Assisted In Reframing Distorted ThinkingAssisted Patient With Problem Solving
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Assisted In Becoming Aware Of Life Factors That Were Significant Precursors To The Beginning Of His/ Her Suicidal Ideation assisted In Developing A Specific Action Plan To Get Each Need Metassisted In Developing Coping Strategies For Suicidal Ideation Assisted In Developing Selfassisted In Finding Positiveassisted In Identifying And Labeling Emotions assisted In Identifying And Verbalizing His/ Her Needs assisted In Identifying How Self assisted To Identify How Previous Attems To Solve Interpersonal Problems Have Failed assisted The In Becoming Aware Of Life Factors That Were Significant Precursors To The Beginning Of His/ Her Suicidal Ideation assisted The In Developing A Specific Action Plan To Get Each Need Met assisted The In Developing Coping Strategies For Suicidal Ideation Assisted The In Developing Selfassisted The In Finding Positive assisted The In Identifying And Labeling Emotions assisted The In Identifying And Verbalizing His/ Her Need sassisted The In Identifying How Self assisted The To Identify How Previous Attems To Solve Interpersonal Problems Have Failed
- assist client in developing preventive practices;
- assist pt in behavioral rehearsal of coping skills and strategies;
Relaxation

assist client in identification of replacement thoughts that are more adaptive and contribute toward improved functional capacity for daily living
assist pt in awareness and recognition of triggers associated with negative self-talk
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- assist client in developing awareness associated with intrusive thoughts;
- assist client in learning thought-stopping techniques;
- assist client in developing coping strategies that include changing focus and attention to positive material in his life to respond to those intrusive thoughts.

- assist client in mindfulness practices to alleviate worries prior to sleep.
- assist client with the identification of feelings as triggers of behavior;
- assist client in thinking about trust and ability to have agency over his environment;
- assist client in thinking about his health and wellness in a global aspect that involves social interactions.

- psycho-education to assist client in developing sleep hygiene routine;
- assist client in identifying, practicing, and tracking sleep hygiene routines to enhance sleep capacity;



Psycho-Social Interventions:
Art therapy
Behavioral therapy
BiofeedbackCBASP
C.B.T.Cognitive therapy
Couple therapyDay treatment program
Desensitization
D.B.T.
Drama psychotherapy
Ego-state therapy
EMDR
Emotion-Focus Therapy
Existential psychotherapy
Family therapy
Follow-up with family doctor
Follow-up with psychiatrist
Group therapy
Individual therapy
Journaling homework
Long term psychotherapy
Mindfulness C.B.T.
Short term psychotherapy
Reading homework
Relaxation therapy
Transfer financial capicity
Transfer treatment capacity
Motivational Interviewing
I.P.T.
Interpersonal rhythm social therapy
Hypnosis
LogotherapyLong term psychodynamic psychotherapyPlay therapyPsychoanalysisPsychodynamic psychotherapy
Short term psychodynamic psychotherapy
Supportive psychotherapyTransference focused therapy
MeditationMedication and psychotherapy
Vocational training
Measurable Objectives Include:
Decrease in suicidality and self harm
Process grief with increased painful affect
Identification of early signs of decompensation of psychiatric condition
Work on initiating new relationships
Work on assertiveness
Work on improved communication in relationships
Work on intimacy
Work on self esteem regulation
Work on socialization (including utilizing social supports)
Work on symptom reduction
Psychotherapy Homework
Behavioral activation homework: [specify]
Behavioral experiment homework: [specify]
Cognitive restructuring homework: [specify]
Exposure therapy homework: [specify]
Journaling homework: [specify]
Self monitoring homework: [specify]




(if yes) Prior Treatment:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Exposure & Response Prevention Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training

Client-Centered Therapy

Play Therapy

other

CBT

DBT

Motivational Interviewing

Problem Solving

Solution Focused

Psychoeducation

Rapport Building

Stress Reduction

Symptom Management/Coping

Guided Imagery

Cognitive Challenging Cognitive Refocusing

Cognitive Reframing

Communication Skills

DBT

Exploration of Coping Patterns

Interpersonal Resolutions

Mindfulness Training

Preventative Services

Other

Interactive Feedback

Exploration of Emotions

Exploration of Relationship Patterns

COMMON
Asked open ended questions

utilized reflective listening

conducted mental status exam

provided psychoeducation around

modeled _ technique

used _ exercise

Used motivational interviewing to increase motivation around

provided active listening, asked open-ended question to explore pt hx, inquired about recent pt symptoms and coping strategies.
modeled technique

used exercise

helped pt reflect on progress they have made so far on

coached pt on

Addressed concerns

help feel more

ensure access services

Monitoring progress

VERBS
Acknowledged

Affirmed

Asked

Assisted

Clarified

Confronted

Connected comments

Discussed consequences

Developed

Discussed

Elicited

Emphasized

Encouraged

Established

Evaluated

Examined benefits/consequences

Explained

Explored

Focused

Gave Homework:

Guided

Helped

Identified

Informed

Inquired about

Instructed

Interpreted

Led pt in practicing

Listened Closely

Paraphrazed

Performed

Pointed out

Praised

Provided clarity

Provided insight

Questioned openly

Reassured

Recommended

Redirected

Reflected

Refocused

Reframed

Recommended

Responded to

Restated

Reviewed

Shared

Suggested

Used empathy to understand

Validated

Monitored

Maintained
acknowledged

discussed

offered feedback

analyzed

encouraged

reality tested

assisted

examined

re-framed

clarified

explained

reviewed

confronted

explored

role-modeled

consulted

helped

supported

demonstrated

interpreted

Clarified / sought clarification

Assisted pt in ...

Connected comments

Contracted

Developed

Focused

Gave homework assignment

Guided

Helped

Identified

Informed

Instructed

Redirected

Reflected

Refocused

Reinforced

Restated

Reviewed

Shared

Suggested

Summarized

Elicited

Emphasized

Paraphrased

Pointed out consequences

Used empathy to understand

Validated pt’s point of view / feelings ...

Established

Evaluated

Examined benefits / consequences

Provided clarity

Questioned (openly)

Reassured

Recommended

Led pt in practicing ...

Performed

Praised

assisted pt in developing insight into

practiced effective communication skills to assist pt in decreasing their

reviewed pt's current coping with

Active Listening/Rapport Building
Empathic responses to promote safety, expression of material and development of rapport.

Attentive listening, open-ended questions to facilitate expression of material.

Asked open ended questions

utilized reflective listening

help pt articulate feelings about

encourage pt to share thoughts around

used open ended questions

Validated point of view feelings

Engaged in positive social interaction

Provided active listening

asked open ended question to explore pt hx

Psychoeducation
Psycho-educational techniques rendered to assist client in better understanding of

provided psychoeducation around

educated

Education about how symptoms problem behaviors might managed

MI
utilized motivational interviewing techniques to increase pt motivation to change

motivational interviewing techniques to assist pt in identification of available solutions and adaptive problem-solving.

Motivational interviewing techniques to help client identify obstacles and opportunities for change.

Used motivational interviewing to increase motivation around

CBT
Utilize CBT techniques to assist client in challenging anxiety and agoraphobia

Use Cognitive Restructuring techniques to re-frame challenges and difficult feelings to positive outlooks for self.

identifying anxiety provoking trigger

Redirect to healthy cognition and behavior

assist pt in Identify unhealthy cognition and behavior

BEHAVIORAL
acknowledged pt success in

reviewed current coping with

help practice appropriate behavior in

Commended

Prompted

MINDFULNESS/COPING SKILLS
encouraged pt to practice "STOP BREATHE THINK" before making an impulsive decision

utilized mindfullness techniques with pt to help them calm down

learn to better manage

assisted pt in making a backup plan for reinforced pt's current plan, including taking walks calling friends watching funny movies when in crisis to decrease feelings of hopelessness anxiety

utilized mindfullness techniques

reviewed pt's current coping with

ensure pt has sufficient support

Led in practicing

INTERPERSONAL
practiced assertive communication skills to increase interpersonal effectiveness

practiced effective communication skills to assist pt in decreasing their

assist pt in developing assertive communication skills & implementing boundaries in relationships

modeled appropriate communication skills

PROBLEM SOLVING
worked with pt to identify long term goals and assisted them in identifying their priorities & how to help them get there

assisted pt in identifying wants vs needs in planning for their priorities

modeled problem solving steps to pt to help them decide the best way to

discussed triggers that caused pt setbacks, such as

assist in achieving goals

Assisted in developing

Brainstormed with

help pt make plan around

help overcome obstacles

psychodynamic
assisted pt in developing insight into

MEDICATION MGMT
educated pt about medications and how they can reduce symptoms of

RISK MGMT
educated pt about risks and consequences of current choices

RESPONSE

Response
responsive to CBT techniques;

client was tearful throughout session;

disclosed increase in irritability;

decrease in social activities;

increase in negative thinking.

pt reports that although

it is insufficient

pt frequently

pt was responsive to attentive listening, empathic responses and cognitive restructuring techniques.

pt's negative self-talk and self-critical internal dialogue continue to ruminate and promote pt's depressive symptoms and anxiety symptoms.

pt copes with

quick pt response
Pt endorses passive si recently but states he does not have an intent or plan, was able to contract for safety and verbalizes agreement to call this writer or other emergency services in crisis.

Continues to struggle with strongly held schemas/interpersonal conflicts

Acknowledges intellectual understanding but emotionally struggles

Receptive to intervention

Shows motivation to change.

responsive to attentive listening, empathic responses, responsive to open-ended questions

responsive to rapport building, attentive listening, empathic responses, open-ended questions

Patient was alert and appears to have the ability & capacity to respond favorably to treatment

provided active listening, asked open-ended question to explore pt hx, inquired about recent pt symptoms and coping strategies.

Patient able to remain engaged throughout session

answered questions with one word answers

pt appeared

pt began having great deal of

expressed commitment around

verbalizes feeling some relief in discussing

identified their own triggers

RESPONSE STARTERS
Pt continues to endorse

Pt indicated

Pt explored

Pt shared

Pt was engaged in

Pt reports feeling

Pt discussed pros and cons of

Pt continues to struggle with

admits

agrees

commented

stated

denied

pt added

pt asked

explained

tx goals
decrease

reduce

increase

improve

effectively manage

demonstrate

increase ability

effectively manage symptoms of

effectively manage symptoms related

identify barriers

implement

independently

Symptom Reduction

SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT

decrease symptoms of

eliminate

initiate

Common Goals
eliminate intrusive thoughts of traumatic event from daily to zero per week

from
daily

to
3-5x/wk

at least

over the next
6 months

method
initiating # social interactions per week as observed by

utilize peer support

independently identify


Structural Family Therapy Motivational Interviewing Supportive Therapy Communication Skills Grief Work Coping Skills Relaxation Training Crisis Intervention Problem Solving Client Centered Parenting Skills Behavior Modification Rapport Building Role Playing DBT Support Linking Choice Making Client Centered Communication Skills Coping Skills Crisis Intervention DBT Grief Work Limit Setting Mindfulness Positive Reinforcement Problem Solving Psychoeducation Rapport Building Reality Testing Redirection Reframing Relaxation Training Role Playing Solution Focused Stress Reduction Structural Family Therapy Support Linking Supportive Interaction

Mindfulness

Useful for dealing with: Depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and addiction.
Background
Mindfulness is a form of therapy that utilizes meditation and breathing exercises to help people gain control over their emotions in stressful situations to avoid negative downward spirals.
What to expect
Mindfulness can be performed in one-on-one or group sessions. Your therapist will often use session time to discuss mindfulness strategies, giving you insight into your own cognition and negative mental habits, as well as lead mindfulness exercises such as guided meditation and breathing.

The strategies taught in mindfulness-based therapies can be used every day to enhance your mood, restructure negative thought patterns, as well as help to prevent thoughts from spiraling downwards, which commonly leads to depressive episodes or heightened cases of anxiety.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Useful for dealing with
Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and many others.

Background
CBT is a form of psychotherapy ("talk therapy") that focuses primarily on identifying and reshaping negative or unrealistic thoughts and beliefs.

What to expect
Your therapist will work with you to identify stressful or troubling situations in your life and help you become more aware of your current reactions, feelings, and beliefs about them. Once you are more in tune with your thoughts, your therapist will guide you through identifying those that may be excessively negative or inaccurate to reality and will work with you to develop strategies for reshaping those thoughts.

Reshaping your thoughts may be harder than it seems, though, depending on how hard-wired your reactions are. As such it's important to consistently see your therapist as you're starting out. Likewise, it's common for CBT to involve "homework" to be completed in your own time to reinforce lessons from your previous session.

Psychodynamic

Useful for dealing with
Depression, difficulty in forming or maintaining personal relationships, addiction, social anxiety, body image issues.

Background
Psychodynamic Therapy is a form of "talk therapy" that aims to examine and improve a person's relationship with the world around them by looking deeper at their thoughts, reactions, and aspirations.

What to expect
In sessions, your therapist will prompt you to speak openly on any topic you'd like, such as your current issues or future dreams. By talking through these various topics, you may begin to feel a reduction in negative emotions, and through the support of your therapist, you may feel a boost to self-esteem and the quality of your interpersonal relationships.

In these discussions, your therapist will assist you in identifying, accepting, and overcoming negative emotions while highlighting positive aspects that may come to light. Over time you will gain the skills to analyze and overcome issues independently by adapting your thoughts and behaviors using the tools learned during sessions.

Humanistic

Background
Humanistic Therapy (sometimes referred to as "humanism") is a therapeutic approach which highlights the importance of understanding each person as a whole human with unique experiences, as opposed to an archetype or trying to place them within a category. Humanistic therapy utilizes a gestalt approach to generate insights and wisdom, focusing on feelings of the present as opposed to digging through the past.
Useful for dealing with
Depression, anxiety, panic disorders, personality disorders, addiction, and relationship issues (love and family). Also beneficial for people searching to "purpose" or who feel a sense of "incompleteness".
What to expect
A humanistic therapist will focus on your positive traits and behaviors and try to better understand how you perceives your own behaviors, actions, and thoughts. By maintaining a focus on positive traits and behaviors, the therapist will help you to reinforce your internalized self-image to highlight the good and set you up to harness your own personal intuitions to achieve fulfillment and personal growth.

Somatic

Background
Somatic Therapy is a method that combines psychotherapy ("talk therapy") and active therapy to help you uncover and process negative thoughts and reactions you may feel from old memories or experiences. The underlying principle of Somatic Therapy is that the mind and body are linked, meaning unresolved negative emotions from the past may linger in your body and cause you real physical pain when they surface. By developing strategies for mitigating and deal with these troubling emotions, you will be able to move forward with a healthier mind and body.
Useful for dealing with
Stress, anxiety, depression, grief, addiction, relationship issues, and trauma.
What to expect
You can expect sessions to involve a focus on reliving a past memory that may be a point of pain or discomfort for you. Once you have recalled the memory, your therapist will help you identify any physical reactions you may be experiencing.

Depending on what you find, your therapist will help you to develop strategies for dealing with these feelings in the future, using techniques such as breathing and meditation exercises. Additionally, your therapist may recommend more active strategies on top of your sessions, like yoga or massage. By practicing the strategies you develop with your therapist consistently, you can learn to free yourself from the pain caused by resurfaced experiences and engage more fully in your life.

Interpersonal Therapy

Background
Interpersonal Therapy is an approach which focuses primarily on current relationships and negative thoughts or behaviors associated with them. This approach differs from methods like CBT as it tends to avoid looking at past relationships or issues that don't directly deal with the quality of present-day relationships. IPT provides you with tools and strategies to deal with four main areas: interpersonal deficits, unresolved grief, difficult life transitions, and interpersonal disputes.
Useful for dealing with
Depression and mood disorders including, but not limited to, bipolar disorder.
What to expect
You can expect sessions to be either one-on-one or group format. In the beginning, there will be a large emphasis on your therapist getting to understand any mental health symptoms you may be suffering, as well as understanding your current relationships. As sessions progress, your therapist will work with you to identify problem areas and provide strategies for resolving them.

To make meaningful and consistent progress, your therapist will likely assign "homework" outside of session to solidify and implement the strategies they have provided.

Eclecticism

Background
Eclectic Therapy is an approach which pulls from a wide range of orientations to create sessions that are customized and tailored to the specific needs of the client. Depending on what is discovered in a session, your therapist may choose to alter the strategies or direction of the next session to drive a deeper understanding of specific issues or topics.
What to expect
Sessions in Eclectic Therapy may feel unstructured at first as your therapist works to get a better baseline understanding of the issues you are facing, and in turn choosing a good initial direction. For example, a therapist may realize at first that you would benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but as time goes on you will transition to a more Somatic approach as you master the concepts of the previous method or transition to a new topic.

Coaching

Background
Coaching (also referred to as "life-coaching") is a field of counseling which focuses on motivation, support, and generating lasting confidence as a means of helping people establish and reach goals to advance themselves. Unlike most forms of therapy, does not require a degree or official certification, though many programs exist for coaching certification.
What to expect
While other forms of therapy are typically founded on specific theories or concepts, coaching is considered more free-form and can vary greatly from coach to coach, depending on their individual preferences.

Common coaching methods pull from different areas of therapy to help you understand your current circumstances, visualize your goals, and develop strategies to achieve them. In addition, coaches can often be more hands-on and focus on holding you accountable to your goals and progress.

Gestalt

Background
Therapy is a combination of psychotherapy ("talk therapy") and active therapy. The primary goal of Gestalt methods is to increase self-awareness of what is holding you back in the present by better understanding how past experiences still negatively influence you.
Useful for dealing with
Anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and relationship issues.
What to expect
A major thing to note is that Gestalt methods don't want you to simply think about the past, they want you to bring it to the present in order to most effectively determine the underlying causes of what is affecting you now. As such, it's common that a session will involve other forms of experiential therapy, such as role-playing or re-enactment.

By actively recreating past situations, you are able to process these experiences in the present and understand how they may have created negative thought patterns and behaviors that still hold you back.

Once you've successfully identified those obstacles, your therapist will help you to develop tools to reverse and move past those barriers in order to live a more fulfilling life.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Useful for dealing with
Career stress, general anxiety, social anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and psychosis.

Background
ACT is a form of psychotherapy (talk therapy) that focuses on accepting difficult situations and developing strategies to move forward, instead of becoming stuck.

What to expect
One of the core principles of ACT is developing and refining your ability to accept the circumstances of your current situation that you cannot or are too difficult to change.

Accepting in this case is not the same as "giving in". Instead your therapist will help you to stop wasting energy and getting swamped by things beyond your control, and offset those things by choosing a path and committing to it.

Drawing similarities to mindfulness-based therapies, another aspect of ACT deals with helping you to recontextualize your thoughts, or change how you perceive the thousands of things that run through your head every day. By changing your perspective and not giving all thoughts equal weight, you will hone the skill of acknowledging thoughts without allowing them to have power over you.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Useful for dealing with
Personality disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic-stress disorder, and addiction.

Background
DBT is founded on the idea of dialectics, or balanced opposites. What does that mean, exactly? Think of it as a mental transition from a black-and-white "either-or" outlook to a balanced "both-and" mindset. Similar to ACT, DBT is focused on developing skills around acceptance and directed change.

What to expect
You can expect DBT to involve four main strategies or tools for you to take into life: mindfulness, distress tolerance/resilience, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. All of these tools will increase your ability to be present, accept your negative emotions and face them head-on, mitigate them in a healthy way, and communicate with others in a strong and respectful manner.

Due to the practical nature of the skills you are developing, you can expect these sessions to be hands-on and have "homework" assigned to reinforce what you're learning in your day-to-day life.
Jungian Psychotherapy

Background
Jungian Therapy (sometimes referred to as "Jungian Analysis") is a form of therapy that works to bring the conscious and unconscious mind together. This involves deeper exploration into what is considered the true subconscious "self" as opposed to simply looking at the "self" that you monitor and present to the world. While Jungian Therapy is used to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, it's also a useful method for anybody looking to gain a deeper understanding of themselves.


What to expect
You can expect sessions to involve a variety of techniques and strategies for deeper exploration, such as interpretation of your dreams, word association exercises, or more expressive activities such as art. All of these techniques aim to bring to light issues that you may be unknowingly connecting to different situations or stimuli.

Jungian Therapy relies heavily on consistent hard work, repeated sessions, and "homework" done outside of session.


Establish rapport with client toward building a therapeutic alliance.
Applied supportive therapy.
Reviewed current and past functioning
Developed treatment plan
Rapport Building
Assessed risk of harm
Contracted for safety
Discussed barrier’s to progress
Introduced parenting strategies
Evaluated progress toward treatment goals.
Provided referral or linkage
Provided Education and Information
Discussed alternative behaviors
INTERVENTIONS:

Cognitive Therapy
Insight-oriented
Trauma Counseling
Behavioral Therapy
Building Insight
Client Empowerment
Motivational Interviewing
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Crisis Management
Solution-Focused Therapy
Homework/Exercises
Supportive Psychotherapy
Psycho-Education
Systemic Therapy
Building Self-Esteem
Solution Focused
Structural Family Therapy
Communication Skills
Grief Work
Coping Skills
Relaxation Training
Crisis Intervention
Problem Solving
Client Centered
Parenting Skills
Behavior Modification
Rapport Building
Role Playing
DBT
Support Linking
Clinical Impressions:
Psycho-education.

SKILL BUILDING IN:

Communication
Relaxation
Social Skills
Assignment/Evaluation of Homework
Symptom/Compliance Monitoring
Parenting
Treatment Planning
Anger Management
Assisted patient with problem solving.
Provided psychoeducation.
Helped patient generate insight.
Patient participated in CBT.
Patient engaged Psychodynamic therapy.
Patient engaged Existential therapy.
Applied interpersonal neurobiology
Patient participated in DBT
Patient participated in Trauma-Based CBT
Patient participated in mindfulness/meditation/relaxation practice
Discussed peer relationships with patient
Discussed couples skills with patient
Discussed family relationships with patient
Discussed parenting skills with patient
Applied Family Systems therapy
Applied Nonviolent Communication
Reinforced academic goals and progress
Reinforced vocational planning and career development
Applied Motivational Interviewing
Reviewed relapse triggers with patient
Patient participated in play therapy
Reviewed stages of grief with patient




Assist In Awareness And Recognition Of Triggers Associated With Negative Self-TalkAssist In Behavioral Rehearsal Of Coping Skills And StrategiesAssist In Developing A Personal Mission Statement For Him With Each Family MemberAssist In Developing Behavioral Sleep Plan To Maximize Sleep Quantity And Sleep QualityAssist In Developing Preventive PracticesAssist In Developing Scried Responses To Support Positive Healthy Verbalization With Self-TalkAssist In Identification Of Replacement Thoughts That Are More Adaive And Contribute Toward Improved Functional Capacity For Daily LivingAssist In Learning Cognitive Restructuring TechniquesAssist In Self-Empowering And Advocating For Self With Primary Care Physician For Medical Exams (IeAssist In Thinking About Lifestyle Changes: Assist In Thinking About Possible Environmental Changes To Improve SleepAssist With His Ability To Internally Highlight Moments Of Positive Interactions Within 'S RelationshipsAssist With The Identification Of Feelings As Triggers Of BehaviorAssisted In …Assisted In Reframing Distorted ThinkingAssisted Patient With Problem Solving
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- assist client in developing preventive practices;
- assist pt in behavioral rehearsal of coping skills and strategies;
Relaxation

assist client in identification of replacement thoughts that are more adaptive and contribute toward improved functional capacity for daily living
assist pt in awareness and recognition of triggers associated with negative self-talk
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- assist client in developing awareness associated with intrusive thoughts;
- assist client in learning thought-stopping techniques;
- assist client in developing coping strategies that include changing focus and attention to positive material in his life to respond to those intrusive thoughts.

- assist client in mindfulness practices to alleviate worries prior to sleep.
- assist client with the identification of feelings as triggers of behavior;
- assist client in thinking about trust and ability to have agency over his environment;
- assist client in thinking about his health and wellness in a global aspect that involves social interactions.

- psycho-education to assist client in developing sleep hygiene routine;
- assist client in identifying, practicing, and tracking sleep hygiene routines to enhance sleep capacity;



Psycho-Social Interventions:
Art therapy
Behavioral therapy
BiofeedbackCBASP
C.B.T.Cognitive therapy
Couple therapyDay treatment program
Desensitization
D.B.T.
Drama psychotherapy
Ego-state therapy
EMDR
Emotion-Focus Therapy
Existential psychotherapy
Family therapy
Follow-up with family doctor
Follow-up with psychiatrist
Group therapy
Individual therapy
Journaling homework
Long term psychotherapy
Mindfulness C.B.T.
Short term psychotherapy
Reading homework
Relaxation therapy
Transfer financial capicity
Transfer treatment capacity
Motivational Interviewing
I.P.T.
Interpersonal rhythm social therapy
Hypnosis
LogotherapyLong term psychodynamic psychotherapyPlay therapyPsychoanalysisPsychodynamic psychotherapy
Short term psychodynamic psychotherapy
Supportive psychotherapyTransference focused therapy
MeditationMedication and psychotherapy
Vocational training
Measurable Objectives Include:
Decrease in suicidality and self harm
Process grief with increased painful affect
Identification of early signs of decompensation of psychiatric condition
Work on initiating new relationships
Work on assertiveness
Work on improved communication in relationships
Work on intimacy
Work on self esteem regulation
Work on socialization (including utilizing social supports)
Work on symptom reduction
Psychotherapy Homework
Behavioral activation homework: [specify]
Behavioral experiment homework: [specify]
Cognitive restructuring homework: [specify]
Exposure therapy homework: [specify]
Journaling homework: [specify]
Self monitoring homework: [specify]




(if yes) Prior Treatment:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Exposure & Response Prevention Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training

Client-Centered Therapy

Play Therapy

other

CBT

DBT

Motivational Interviewing

Problem Solving

Solution Focused

Psychoeducation

Rapport Building

Stress Reduction

Symptom Management/Coping

Guided Imagery

Cognitive Challenging Cognitive Refocusing

Cognitive Reframing

Communication Skills

DBT

Exploration of Coping Patterns

Interpersonal Resolutions

Mindfulness Training

Preventative Services

Other

Interactive Feedback

Exploration of Emotions

Exploration of Relationship Patterns

COMMON
Asked open ended questions

utilized reflective listening

conducted mental status exam

provided psychoeducation around

modeled _ technique

used _ exercise

Used motivational interviewing to increase motivation around

provided active listening, asked open-ended question to explore pt hx, inquired about recent pt symptoms and coping strategies.
modeled technique

used exercise

helped pt reflect on progress they have made so far on

coached pt on

Addressed concerns

help feel more

ensure access services

Monitoring progress

VERBS
Acknowledged

Affirmed

Asked

Assisted

Clarified

Confronted

Connected comments

Discussed consequences

Developed

Discussed

Elicited

Emphasized

Encouraged

Established

Evaluated

Examined benefits/consequences

Explained

Explored

Focused

Gave Homework:

Guided

Helped

Identified

Informed

Inquired about

Instructed

Interpreted

Led pt in practicing

Listened Closely

Paraphrazed

Performed

Pointed out

Praised

Provided clarity

Provided insight

Questioned openly

Reassured

Recommended

Redirected

Reflected

Refocused

Reframed

Recommended

Responded to

Restated

Reviewed

Shared

Suggested

Used empathy to understand

Validated

Monitored

Maintained
acknowledged

discussed

offered feedback

analyzed

encouraged

reality tested

assisted

examined

re-framed

clarified

explained

reviewed

confronted

explored

role-modeled

consulted

helped

supported

demonstrated

interpreted

Clarified / sought clarification

Assisted pt in ...

Connected comments

Contracted

Developed

Focused

Gave homework assignment

Guided

Helped

Identified

Informed

Instructed

Redirected

Reflected

Refocused

Reinforced

Restated

Reviewed

Shared

Suggested

Summarized

Elicited

Emphasized

Paraphrased

Pointed out consequences

Used empathy to understand

Validated pt’s point of view / feelings ...

Established

Evaluated

Examined benefits / consequences

Provided clarity

Questioned (openly)

Reassured

Recommended

Led pt in practicing ...

Performed

Praised

assisted pt in developing insight into

practiced effective communication skills to assist pt in decreasing their

reviewed pt's current coping with

Active Listening/Rapport Building
Empathic responses to promote safety, expression of material and development of rapport.

Attentive listening, open-ended questions to facilitate expression of material.

Asked open ended questions

utilized reflective listening

help pt articulate feelings about

encourage pt to share thoughts around

used open ended questions

Validated point of view feelings

Engaged in positive social interaction

Provided active listening

asked open ended question to explore pt hx

Psychoeducation
Psycho-educational techniques rendered to assist client in better understanding of

provided psychoeducation around

educated

Education about how symptoms problem behaviors might managed

MI
utilized motivational interviewing techniques to increase pt motivation to change

motivational interviewing techniques to assist pt in identification of available solutions and adaptive problem-solving.

Motivational interviewing techniques to help client identify obstacles and opportunities for change.

Used motivational interviewing to increase motivation around

CBT
Utilize CBT techniques to assist client in challenging anxiety and agoraphobia

Use Cognitive Restructuring techniques to re-frame challenges and difficult feelings to positive outlooks for self.

identifying anxiety provoking trigger

Redirect to healthy cognition and behavior

assist pt in Identify unhealthy cognition and behavior

BEHAVIORAL
acknowledged pt success in

reviewed current coping with

help practice appropriate behavior in

Commended

Prompted

MINDFULNESS/COPING SKILLS
encouraged pt to practice "STOP BREATHE THINK" before making an impulsive decision

utilized mindfullness techniques with pt to help them calm down

learn to better manage

assisted pt in making a backup plan for reinforced pt's current plan, including taking walks calling friends watching funny movies when in crisis to decrease feelings of hopelessness anxiety

utilized mindfullness techniques

reviewed pt's current coping with

ensure pt has sufficient support

Led in practicing

INTERPERSONAL
practiced assertive communication skills to increase interpersonal effectiveness

practiced effective communication skills to assist pt in decreasing their

assist pt in developing assertive communication skills & implementing boundaries in relationships

modeled appropriate communication skills

PROBLEM SOLVING
worked with pt to identify long term goals and assisted them in identifying their priorities & how to help them get there

assisted pt in identifying wants vs needs in planning for their priorities

modeled problem solving steps to pt to help them decide the best way to

discussed triggers that caused pt setbacks, such as

assist in achieving goals

Assisted in developing

Brainstormed with

help pt make plan around

help overcome obstacles

psychodynamic
assisted pt in developing insight into

MEDICATION MGMT
educated pt about medications and how they can reduce symptoms of

RISK MGMT
educated pt about risks and consequences of current choices

RESPONSE

Response
responsive to CBT techniques;

client was tearful throughout session;

disclosed increase in irritability;

decrease in social activities;

increase in negative thinking.

pt reports that although

it is insufficient

pt frequently

pt was responsive to attentive listening, empathic responses and cognitive restructuring techniques.

pt's negative self-talk and self-critical internal dialogue continue to ruminate and promote pt's depressive symptoms and anxiety symptoms.

pt copes with

quick pt response
Pt endorses passive si recently but states he does not have an intent or plan, was able to contract for safety and verbalizes agreement to call this writer or other emergency services in crisis.

Continues to struggle with strongly held schemas/interpersonal conflicts

Acknowledges intellectual understanding but emotionally struggles

Receptive to intervention

Shows motivation to change.

responsive to attentive listening, empathic responses, responsive to open-ended questions

responsive to rapport building, attentive listening, empathic responses, open-ended questions

Patient was alert and appears to have the ability & capacity to respond favorably to treatment

provided active listening, asked open-ended question to explore pt hx, inquired about recent pt symptoms and coping strategies.

Patient able to remain engaged throughout session

answered questions with one word answers

pt appeared

pt began having great deal of

expressed commitment around

verbalizes feeling some relief in discussing

identified their own triggers

RESPONSE STARTERS
Pt continues to endorse

Pt indicated

Pt explored

Pt shared

Pt was engaged in

Pt reports feeling

Pt discussed pros and cons of

Pt continues to struggle with

admits

agrees

commented

stated

denied

pt added

pt asked

explained

tx goals
decrease

reduce

increase

improve

effectively manage

demonstrate

increase ability

effectively manage symptoms of

effectively manage symptoms related

identify barriers

implement

independently

Symptom Reduction

SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT

decrease symptoms of

eliminate

initiate

Common Goals
eliminate intrusive thoughts of traumatic event from daily to zero per week

from
daily

to
3-5x/wk

at least

over the next
6 months

method
initiating # social interactions per week as observed by

utilize peer support

independently identify


Structural Family Therapy Motivational Interviewing Supportive Therapy Communication Skills Grief Work Coping Skills Relaxation Training Crisis Intervention Problem Solving Client Centered Parenting Skills Behavior Modification Rapport Building Role Playing DBT Support Linking Choice Making Client Centered Communication Skills Coping Skills Crisis Intervention DBT Grief Work Limit Setting Mindfulness Positive Reinforcement Problem Solving Psychoeducation Rapport Building Reality Testing Redirection Reframing Relaxation Training Role Playing Solution Focused Stress Reduction Structural Family Therapy Support Linking Supportive Interaction


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