Transcript Clinical Interview and AssessmentPage 1Transcript Clinical Interview and Assessment Kaitlin Kennedy GriggsCCMH/547May 21, 2018Mark ShenCOUNSELOR:
Transcript Clinical Interview and AssessmentPage 2Now that you have taken the time to fill out and sign all of the intake forms, do you understand them?Also, it is very important that you understand that I am a mandated reporter, meaning that I do have to report any intentions you may have to harm yourself or harm others, and any suspicion of child or elder abuse. Other than that, everything we speak about from here forward is covered under a very strict confidentiality agreement. Do you fully understand that confidentiality and exceptions that havebeen explained?CLIENT:Yes, I understand.COUNSELOR:Great! Now we will move forward. In the first session I tend to ask a lot of structured questions. This helps me get to know you and understand your needs without missing anything. Does that sound ok?CLIENT:Yes, I understand.COUNSELOR:Perfect, first let’s start with what I call, presenting issues. Who suggested that you come to see me? CLIENT:I have family and friends that have worked through some issues using therapy and I thought I’d give it a try. I found you through my insurance website.COUNSELOR:What prompted you to come to seek treatment now? What are you hoping to work on? How would you prioritize the issues that you would like to work on? How do you see the situation? CLIENT:Things just aren’t going well. I’m depressed and I think I drink too much. I just want to feel happier.COUNSELOR:If you have symptoms how would you describe them and when did they first appear?CLIENT:I sleep all the time, and don’t have anything I’m excited about doing. I then get bored and lonely so I drink every night. So I guess, excessive sleeping, no drive, sadness, loneliness, and excessive drinking.COUNSELOR:What are stressors in your life currently?CLIENT:
Transcript Clinical Interview and AssessmentPage 3I lost my job about 3 weeks ago.COUNSELOR:What do you think is important to know about you? CLIENT:Um…. I’m not really sure. COUNSELOR:Ok, you are doing great, I know this is a lot of questions. Now let’s move on to Mental Health History. Does that sound ok? If there are any answers you do not know that’s completely fine, juts say skip it.
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