Hope Modules: Brief Psychotherapeutic Interventions to Counter Demoralization from Daily Stressors of Chronic Illness

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Kaethe Weingarten, Ph.D. and her Witnessing Project (www.witnessingproject.org) provided ongoing consultation and inspiration for this work. Lisa Catapano, M.D., Ph.D. collaborated with the author in an initial workshop presentation of the hope modules, “Teaching the “common factors” of psychotherapy with psychotherapeutic modules of evidence-based practices,” at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Psychiatry in Charleston, SC, Oct 16–19, 2013.

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Griffith, J.L. Hope Modules: Brief Psychotherapeutic Interventions to Counter Demoralization from Daily Stressors of Chronic Illness. Acad Psychiatry 42, 135–145 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40596-017-0748-7

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  • Mode Hopping
  • Psychotherapeutic Interventions
  • Practice Hope
  • Assertive Coping
  • Primary Learning Objective