Counseling Sessions

Motivational Interviewing Questions – Desk Reference

Motivational Interviewing Videos by Kathleen Sciacca

Originally posted on John Sommers-Flanagan:
The following information is excerpted from the soon-to-be-forthcoming 5th edition of Clinical Interviewing, published by John Wiley & Sons. This includes information that I didn’t get a chance to cover during my ACA pre-conference Learning Institute yesterday. For information on the Clinical Interviewing text, see:  http://www.amazon.com/Clinical-Interviewing-John-Sommers-Flanagan/dp/1118270045/ref=dp_ob_title_bk Safety Planning The primary…

The First Session: What is it all about?

The First Session: What is it all about?

Some of you may be wondering what to expect during your first session with a client. In this article, I am going to share my personal knowledge and experience with you on this topic. There are two main goals for the first session–to establish a therapeutic relationship and to gather information. The most important thing […]