Workshop 06 – John Norcross, PhD – A New Therapy for Each Patient: Evidence-Based Methods of Personalizing Psychotherapy

09 Dec 2016
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Workshop 06 – John Norcross, PhD – A New Therapy for Each Patient: Evidence-Based Methods of Personalizing Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy will maximize its effectiveness by targeting the most powerful sources of change: the therapeutic relationship and the patient him/herself. This workshop will provide integrative methods for tailoring the psychotherapy relationship and treatment methods to the individual client and his/her singular context. Learn how to reliably assess and rapidly apply 3+ evidence-based means for improving treatment success. Discover how practice and research converge in relational responsiveness that fits both clients and clinicians.

Educational Objectives

  1. Determine a client’s treatment and relationship preferences in ways that improve outcomes
  2. Assess reliably a client’s stage of change within one minute and tailor treatment to that stage
  3. Employ evidence-based methods to adapt treatment to the patient’s non-diagnostic characteristics