Short Course 02 – Maria Escalante de Smith, MA – Using Brief Psychotherapy with Children Experiencing Difficult Situations such as Diseases, Loss, and Parental Divorce
Brief Therapy emphasizes the importance of resources. If children experience difficult situations such as diseases, loss and parental divorce, they may feel distressed and they need to receive proper treatment to prevent or solve emotional difficulties. The combination of both Narrative and Ericksonian Psychotherapies can be effective for treating children going through these events in their lives.
- Explain how Brief Therapy can be used with children.
- Demonstrate how the combination of both Ericksonian and Narrative Psychotherapies enhance the final outcome of treatment.
- Identify examples of actual cases showing how this approach works.