WS15 – Single Session Therapy: When the First Session May be the Last
Many therapies involve very brief lengths of treatment, including one session. A structure will be presented for organizing the tasks and skills involved in different phases (pre-, early, middle, late, follow-through). of therapy. Numerous case examples, including some on video, will illustrate brief therapy techniques applicable in both initial sessions and in the course of longer treatments.
- Describe the tasks and skills of a single-session-at-a-time therapy associated with different phases of treatment;
- Describe brief, single-session therapy techniques that may be useful in different clinical situations;
- Discuss application of one-session principles to participants’ own clinical cases.