The intention is to help move clients to an agreed goal in a time-efficient way; the number of sessions may or may not be specified, although operationally it may be useful to have six to ten sessions in total.
Time is limited and is used flexibly and creatively.
The therapist is active throughout the process and a positive, strong, and collaborative alliance is developed.
Effort is made from the outset to engage the client as early as possible in the therapeutic process....
KeywordsChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Irritable Bowel Syndrome Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Motivational Enhancement Therapy Psychotherapy Group
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