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Individual Therapy

  1. 1. Psychotherapeutic Management Larin, Jacqueline Nicole Laurenaria, Laisa Sedrei Lavarias, Janua Coeli Leal, Gerene Marie Ledesma, Angelica Karinna Ledesma, Joshua Edward
  2. 2. Individual TherapyAimed athelping A method ofpatients bringing about Offers abecome change in a powerful settingstronger than person by for the disclosuretheir exploring his or of secrets,symptoms her feelings, emotions and attitudes, thinking experiences that and behavior may be difficult to discuss
  3. 3. Individual TherapyFocuses on theperson and includes A one-to-oneother aspects of the relationship The weaving ofpersons life only as between past stories, events,they relate to the therapist and feelings andindividual client traumas, with current emotions, patterns, stressors and events enables us to integrate the past with the present
  4. 4. Individual Therapy With Children and AdolescentsThe need for Child’s current problem Life Historypsychotherapy for Level of Developmenta child or Ability to Cooperate inadolescent is Treatmentbased upon such What interventions are mostfactors likely to help with the presenting concerns
  5. 5. Parents may be involved in varying degreesdepending upon the age of the client and thenature of the identified conflict or disturbance The therapist acts as an advocate and may be called upon to make recommendations that affect Parents may be involved in varying degreesthe clients life various aspects of depending upon the age of the client and the nature of the identified conflict or disturbance Individual Therapy With Children and Adolescents
  6. 6. assessing the problem and its particular emotional and1 social dynamics, increasing motivation for abstinence, and achieving abstinence involves maintaining abstinence by using cognitive-2 behavioral strategies, with emphasis on immediate issues and their relationship to maintaining abstinence, and encouraging the patient to use community self-help support groups3 focuses on establishing intimacy with others and achieving autonomy. Often, issues of childhood trauma are examined during this phaseIndividual Therapy ) Long Term (Three Phases by kaufman
  7. 7. Similar to nurse-patient relationship Introduction Working Termination Cost-containment measures necessitates moving into working phase immediately to maximize the benefit Mandated by insurers and Health maintenance organizations Individual Therapy STAGES
  8. 8. Individual Therapy This may require the client to select a The two must be therapist whoseTherapist-client compatible for the style and beliefs therapy to work suits his/her needsrelationship is the and expectationskey
  9. 9. Individual Therapist’s Approach Factors That Affect TherapyFormal credentialsExperienceTheoretical beliefsModel of practice
  10. 10. Check with the State licensing board Government listings in the local phone book Individual Therapy Checking the legal credentials of the therapistBetter Business Bureau may inform consumers if a therapist is for investigationCalling the local mental health services
  11. 11. Individual Therapy objectiveTo build a psychotherapeutic nurse patientrelationship in order to build a therapeutic alliance.A kind of relationship formed with trust.
  12. 12. 1 Be calm when talking to patients Rationale: anxiety is contagious and counterproductive 2 Accept patients as they are but don’t accept all behaviors Rationale: everyone wants to be accepted 3 Keep promises Rationale: dependability builds trust Individual TherapyDeveloping a Therapeutic Nurse- patient relationship
  13. 13. 4 Be consistent Rationale: consistency increases trust 5 Be honest Rationale: honesty increases trust Do not reinforce hallucinations or delusions 6 Rationale: the nurse should simply state his or her perception of realty , voice doubt about the patient’s perceptions and move on to discuss real people or events 7 Orient patients to time, person, and place, if indicated Rationale: orientation reinforces reality Individual TherapyDeveloping a Therapeutic Nurse- patient relationship
  14. 14. Individual TherapyDeveloping a Therapeutic Nurse- patient relationship Do not touch patients without warning them8 Rationale: patients who are suspicious might perceive a touch as a threat and retaliate Avoid whispering or laughing when patients9 are unable to hear all of conversation Rationale: suspicious patients will interpret these as personal affront Reinforce positive behaviors10 Rationale: appropriate reinforcement can increase positive behaviors Avoid competitive activities with some11 patients Rationale: competition is threatening and can lead to decreased self esteem
  15. 15. Individual TherapyDeveloping a Therapeutic Nurse- patient relationship Allow and encourage verbalization of12 feelings Rationale: patients are helped if they can say what they think without the nurse becoming defensive
  16. 16. Individual Therapy Issues in which psychotherapy may helpPersonal Growth & ExplorationPeak Performance EnhancementSpiritual IssuesLife Adjustment IssuesCoping with Changes
  17. 17. Grief or LossWork-Life BalanceSelf-esteem/Confidence IssuesChronic Pain & Pain Disorders Individual Therapy Issues in which psychotherapy may help
  18. 18. Past TraumaRelationship IssuesAdolescent IssuesEating Disorders Individual Therapy Issues in which psychotherapy may help
  19. 19. Weight IssuesDepression or SadnessAnxiety ProblemsSexuality Issues Individual Therapy Issues in which psychotherapy may help
  20. 20. Individual Therapy Issues in which psychotherapy may helpStress-related problemsStress managementCoping with Health problemsExcessive fears
  21. 21. NA Good Day To allJ Hope you’ve learned something new from ourL wonderful report... Sincerely, RLE 6.1BGJ Fin