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Paradox Psychology - Bypassing Treatment Resistance

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Presenter: Eliot Yisroel Kaplan

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60 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify 3 basic aspects of paradoxical interventions
  2. Describe how the focus of pdxi is different from other therapies
  3. State the difference between pdxi and reverse psychology
Agenda:

5 min: Background - History, Master Therapists, Assumptions, Working with treatment resistance, evidence based

10 min: 3 basic aspects of all pdxi interventions - explain

10 min: Difference between pdxi and reverse psychology.

10 min: How pdxi differs from traditional therapies.

25 min: Exploring 'prescribing the symptom' and 'positive reframing'

Paradox Psychology - It's Not What You Think, by Eliot Kaplan. PhD (Amazon) Gestalt Therapy Verbatim by Fritz Perls On Becoming A Person by Carl Rogers The Only Dance There Is by Ram Dass

This webinar offers 1 CE Credits

This training is an introduction to the theory and practice of Paradox Psychology and paradoxical interventions. The method is known for its effectiveness in working with treatment resistance.

In the field of psychology there is relatively little understanding in working with the treatment resistant client. Traditional approaches that include behavioral, cognitive, and psycho-dynamic methods are geared for clients who are motivated to cooperate and participate. Attempts have been made to modify these approaches in the hope that they will work with treatment resistance. However these methods often remain inadequate and clinicians ultimately must rely on the client's ‘goodwill’ to participate in treatment.

This training is designed to advance our understanding in working with clients who show no desire or interest in complying with treatment. Research indicates that paradoxical interventions have a higher rate of success when working with treatment resistance as compared to behavioral, cognitive, and psycho-dynamic approaches.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify 3 basic aspects of paradoxical interventions
  2. Describe how the focus of pdxi is different from other therapies
  3. State the difference between pdxi and reverse psychology
Agenda:

5 min: Background - History, Master Therapists, Assumptions, Working with treatment resistance, evidence based

10 min: 3 basic aspects of all pdxi interventions - explain

10 min: Difference between pdxi and reverse psychology.

10 min: How pdxi differs from traditional therapies.

25 min: Exploring 'prescribing the symptom' and 'positive reframing'

Paradox Psychology - It's Not What You Think, by Eliot Kaplan. PhD (Amazon) Gestalt Therapy Verbatim by Fritz Perls On Becoming A Person by Carl Rogers The Only Dance There Is by Ram Dass

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