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Author Sperry, Len, author.

Title The 15 minute case conceptualization : mastering the pattern-focused approach / Len Sperry, M.D. Ph.D. & Jon Sperry, Ph.D
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2021
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Summary "So, what is a clinically valuable, i.e., highly effective approach to case conceptualization? Generally, clinicians expect that a case conceptualization approach will help them in at least two things. First, provide a useful explanation that will help a client understand why they are experiencing their presenting symptoms or conflict. Second, provide a useful guide in planning and implementing treatment. Some current case conceptualization approaches provide these. While both are necessary, they are not sufficient conditions for clinical utility and therapeutic effectiveness. Often, these approaches fail to provide what is essential to achieve positive clinical change while avoiding premature termination: a prediction of the clinical challenges and obstacles that are likely to be encountered as the therapy process unfolds starting with the first encounter"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Psychotherapy -- Methodology.
Psychotherapy -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
Author Sperry, Jonathan J., author.
LC no. 2021024153
ISBN 0197518001
Other Titles Fifteen minute case conceptualization