Chapter 5 Helping Clients with their feelings
generate working hypotheses
therapists do so to try to anticipate client's potential
response to conflicted feelings and attempt to work with
those feelings rather than avoid them
instead of pressing for infor
Honoring the Clients Resistance
Primary treatment goal:
Help clients to learn to discriminate when certain defensive coping strategies are indeed needed and when they are
outdated and no longer serve us well.
Will be evoked throughou
Chapter 4 Internal Focus for Change
In this chapter, the therapists task is to help the clients make the transition from seeing the source and resolution of
problems in others to adopting an internal focus for change.
The conceptual overview: Collaborativ
Chapter 2 Notes
The Working Alliance
A collaborative process whereby both client and therapist:
1. Agree on shared therapeutic goals.
2. Collaborate on tasks designed to bring on trust.
3. Establish a collaborative relationship (bond) based on trust, acce
Conceptual frameworks help recognize relational patterns and cognitive schemas
- Rejected the basic premises of Freud's drive theory and emphasized
Henry Stack Sullivan
Personality develops through repetitive interactions wi